Marshall Garnett Grant
Final Resting Place:
Memorial Park Cemetery
5668 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee, 38119
Grave Location:Highland Grotto Section
Grave Location Description
Near the road bordering Highland and Cave Hill
Grave Location GPS35.1087608,-89.8739929
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popular name: Ritchie Valens
date_of_death: February 3, 1959
cause_of_death: Gross trauma to brain due to crash of airplane, multiple fractures, left forearm and both legs
best_know_for: Richie Valens was a singer, songwriter, and guitarist and a true rock and roll pioneer who died at the young age of 17 in the infamous Buddy Holly plane crash. Ritchie played is final concert at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa with Buddy Holly and J.P. "the Big Bopper" Richardson. Holly, Valens and Richardson left The Surf immediately after the show, going to the nearby Mason City airport and chartering a small plane with pilot Roger Peterson to take them to Fargo, North Dakota to prepare for their next show at the Moorhead Armory in Moorhead, Minnesota. The plane took off at 12:55 AM Central Time on Tuesday February 3, 1959. Shortly after takeoff, the plane crashed, killing everyone aboard.
popular name: Sonny Geraci
date_of_death: February 5, 2017
cause_of_death: Multiple health issues after a brain aneurysm in 2012
best_know_for: Geraci made his mark in the Cleveland music scene as the lead singer for the Outsiders. Signed to Capital Records they released four Top-40 hits including "Girl in Love" and "Help Me Girl". In 1971 Geraci scored his biggest hit song for Climax called "Precious and Few" which reached #3 on the Billboard charts.
popular name: Marvin Hamlisch
date_of_death: August 6, 2012
cause_of_death: Respiratory arrest caused by a combination of anoxic brain encephalopathy (failure of oxygen to reach the brain) and hypertension
best_know_for: Legendary musician, composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch was one of only sixteen people to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards ("EGOT") and is one of only two people (along with composer Richard Rodgers) to have won those four prizes and a Pulitzer Prize ("PEGOT").