On July 12, 1979, Minnie Riperton died of breast cancer here. She is best known for her 1974 hit single “Lovin’ You”. She was 31.
On July 4, 2003: Soul singer Barry White died here from kidney failure, he was 58.
On February 24, 1990 famous ’50’s singing icon Johnnie Ray died of liver failure here.
On February 23, 1995 Temptations bass singer Melvin Franklin died of heart failure here after he was admitted following a series of seizures. He was 52.
On May 14, 1998, Francis Albert Sinatra well known as Frank Sinatra, died here at the age of 82 after suffering a heart attack. Frank is buried at Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City, CA.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90048