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Posted: November 21, 2018

LFO singer Devin Lima dead at 41

Devin Lima of LFO performing in 2001. Lima reportedly died of cancer in 2018 at age 41.
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Devin Lima of LFO performing in 2001. Lima reportedly died of cancer in 2018 at age 41.

By Kelcie Willis, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

LFO singer Devin Lima has died, his family confirmed.

“My son has passed away,” Lima’s mother, Filomena Lima, told Us Weekly Wednesday. “His fiancée was living with him and let us know that he passed at 2:45 in the morning. He was struggling for 13 months since his cancer diagnosis. The family is not good.” 

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TMZ first reported the news. Lima was 41. 

Lima, whose birth name was Harold, was a member of the three-man boy band LFO, well known for its 1999 single “Summer Girls.” 

People reported that the singer had surgery to remove a tumor in October 2017. A week after the surgery, LFO bandmate Brad Fischetti said Lima had stage 4 adrenal cancer.

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“Devin asked me to give you this update without him because, frankly, he’s not feeling very well, but he asked me to send you his love and gratitude for all the love and prayers you’ve sent his way,” Fischetti said in an Oct. 30, 2017 video. “He’s had a tough recovery and a few really difficult days in the hospital, but thankfully he’s home now resting and healing. The pathology report came back and unfortunately it confirmed cancer.”

This is the second death in the band. Singer Rich Cronin died of leukemia at age 35 in 2010.


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