The death of LFO’s Rich Cronin has deeply affected the boy-band community.
Cronin, 36, died on Wednesday September 8th after complications from leukemia.
His LFO band-mate, Brad Fischetti tweeted, “thx u 4 all the kind messages. Devin & I will miss our brother Rich. May he rest n peace with our Lord n Heaven. Please pray for his family.”
The Backstreet Boys, who also topped the boy-band charts, shared their sorrow over Cronin’s passing. “We r so sad 2 hear the news bout Rich Cronin. He was an awesome guy. Our hearts go out 2 his friends, family + fans. Rest in peace brother,” they stated on Twitter.
O-Town’s Erik-Michael Estrada revealed how much Cronin meant to him, “Today we lost an extraordinary person. Rich you mean more to me than you’ll ever get a chance to know. #Mentor #SummerGirls #RichCronin4eva,” he tweeted.
Lance Bass of ‘NSYNC expressed sadness over Cronin’s passing, “Sad sad day that Rich Cronin died- was a amazing guy” he wrote.
Former MTV VJ, Carson Daly hopes that Cronin’s death will attract attention to the Stand Up 2 Cancer charity program. Daly tweeted, “Very sad to hear about LFO’s Rich Cronin. RIP. I hope this brings added awareness to friday’s Stand Up 2 Cancer event. Prayers to his family.”
If you missed the Stand Up 2 Cancer telecast last night, be sure to visit www.standup2cancer.org/ for more information.