Donald Myrick


Donald Myrick Famous memorial

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 30 Jul 1993 (aged 53)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot El Portal, Lot 1034, Grave B, west end of plot
Memorial ID 3837 View Source

Musician. R&B Singer and Saxophonist. He worked with many musical talents from the likes of, Anita Baker, Terry Callier, Fred Jackson Jr., George Massenburg, Marilyn Robinson, Chuck Findley and Earth, Wind & Fire. His great musical talent can be heard on the albums, "Rapture" (1986), "All By Myself" (1987), "Sweet Vibrations" (1980), "What Color Is Love" (1973), "I Just Can't Help Myself" (1975), "Just A Stone's Throw Away" (1977), "Wild Child" (1978) and "Chanson" (1978). Myrick also performed on the Phil Collins hit "One More Night". Myrick was killed July 30, 1993, while police were serving a search warrant. Santa Monica Police said Officer Gary Barbaro fired one shot after mistaking a butane lighter in Myrick's hand for a weapon. Myrick's family settled a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Santa Monica for $400,000. The settlement ended litigation brought by Myrick's mother, wife and three daughters.


He touched our hearts. The blue winds from heaven and his saxophone.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 6 Nov 1998
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 3837
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Myrick (6 Apr 1940–30 Jul 1993), Find a Grave Memorial ID 3837, citing Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .