Jann Arden has shared the sad news that her father passed away last night after being rushed to the hospital with pneumonia, a minor stroke and low blood pressure.
The 53-year-old singer sharesd a picture of herself and her father on social media, noting that he died on her mother’s 79th birthday.
//platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.jsThe “Love Is A Battlefield”; singer was updating fans on her social media accounts as she was making her way to the hospital. In a detailed Facebook post, she told fans that she was stuck in the Chicago airport on her way to be by her father’s side.
Arden’s assistant shares his condolences on Instagram with a photo saying, “This man was a character right up until the end.”;
In Arden’s 2012 autobiography, Falling Backwards, she chronicled her father’s struggles with alcohol.
Arden’s father leaves behind his other two children, Patrick Richards and Duray Richards.