Tom Petty, R.I.P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age and Birthday

The Rock Singer Tom Petty passed away at age 66; this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Tom Petty and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Frontman of rock group Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, known for hit tracks like “Free Fallin'” and “Last Dance With Mary Jane.”

He married Jane Benyo in 1974; after their divorce in 1996, he remarried Dana York in 2001. He had two daughters named Adria and Kimberly. 

How did Tom Petty die?

Tom Petty's death was caused by Accidental Drug Overdose.

Information about the death of Tom Petty
Cause of deathAccidental Drug Overdose
Age of death66 years
ProfessionRock Singer
BirthdayOctober 20, 1950
Death dateOctober 2, 2017
Place of deathUCLA Santa Monica Medical Center, Santa Monica, California, United States
Place of burialSelf Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine (Reservation required), Los Angeles, California, United States

Quotes by Tom Petty

When I was a kid, we didn’t have any blues stations. I never heard Howlin’ Wolf or Muddy Waters or any of those people until the Stones had come along, and I took it upon myself to find out who these people were that they were covering.

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The energy of the crowd is insane. Twenty thousand people. It’s the biggest jolt of adrenaline. It’s very hard to explain. You know the old story about the woman lifting the car off her kid? It’s in that realm. You can actually hurt yourself and not know it.

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As time goes by, you seem to weed out the things that were making your life hard.

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TV does not care about you or what happens to you. It’s downright bad for your health now, and that’s not a far-out concept. I think watching the TV news is bad for you. It is bad for your physical health and your mental health.

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I’ve never had any idea that what I like would resonate with the audience, and I’m pleasantly surprised when it does.

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