Garry Shider sang and played in Parliament-Funkadelic.In March he found out that he had Cancer.He passed in June.Up until March he toured for over 40 years. He passed at the age of 56.Garry made P-Funk money and couldn't afford to take care of his medical bills.
From Sweet Relief.org
To qualify for assistance, applicants must clearly show that they have spent at least three years actively pursuing a musical career, are in financial need, and have a diagnosis of a serious medical condition. We also help elderly musicians, regardless of medical condition, who are having trouble making ends meet.
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