The passing of David Crosby has left the well-known American singer Melissa Etheridge devastated and in mourning. She shared a photo of herself and the renowned guitarist along with a touching comment about how Crosby’s donation of sperm allowed her to start a family.
“I am grieving the loss of my friend, Bailey’s and Beckett’s biological father, David. He gave me the gift of family. I will forever be grateful to him, Django, and Jan. His music and legacy will inspire many generations to come. A true treasure,” Melissa captioned her Instagram post.
She claims she will always be grateful to Crosby and his family for helping her and her then-girlfriend Julie Cypher in having their own children. Crosby is the biological father of Bailey and Beckett.
Crosby died at the age of 81 after battling with an unknown illness. The heart breaking news was shared by his wife Jan to “Variety”, and the statement reads, “It is with great sadness after a long illness, that our beloved David (Croz) Crosby has passed away. Although he is no longer here with us, his humanity and kind soul will continue to guide and inspire us. His legacy will continue to live on through his legendary music. Peace, love, and harmony to all who knew David and those he touched. We will miss him dearly.”