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LFO Lead Singer

Dies

9/8/2010 11:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Rich Cronin from the '90s boy band LFO died today after a long fight with leukemia ... TMZ has learned.

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Rich -- who wrote LFO's hit "Summer Girls" in 1999 -- suffered a stroke after a lengthy battle with leukemia, according to his brother.  We're told he passed away in a hospital this afternoon.

Cronin was 35.

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Farrell    

Best Howard Stern guest EVER. Really funny guy!

1318 days ago
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shana    

I had no idea he was sick! My hear goes out to his family and friends! i really enjoyed his music and i still even own the cds! Well he is at peace and he doesnt have to battle anymore! May u rest in peace Rich!

1318 days ago
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MMH_LADY    

RIP Rich. I'll be playing your album tonight. :-(

1318 days ago
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John    

wow... I am glad he is at peace now...

1318 days ago
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Ronald Immormino    

So sad to hear this. I met Rich and his bandmates many times in the early 2000's. RIP Rich=(

1318 days ago
21.

TM8    

That is so so sad.

1318 days ago
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newport    

this guy was the best guest on howard stern ever....this is truly sad....godspeed brother...

1318 days ago
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mer    

so terrible when anyone dies from such a ravaging disease, but one so you is heart-breakingly sad.

1318 days ago
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Anon E Mouse    

R.I.P.

1318 days ago
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mer    

*young (not you. derp.)

1318 days ago
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NC    

RIP Rich, my thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones during this difficult time.

1318 days ago
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Tara    

So sad. RIP

1318 days ago
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NYC    

Oh this is so heartbreaking! Too young to leave this earth :( Hope you are at peace. My condolences to the family.

1318 days ago
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Ray and Denise {Philly}    

Rich U will be sooo missed RIP We love you!

1318 days ago
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ScroogeMcDuck    

That sucks. He was on Howard Stern's show earlier this year talking about his cancer and how he used to bang Jennifer Love Hewitt back when she was really hot in the late 90's. Seemed like a good guy. RIP

1318 days ago
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