Teen idol David Cassidy, ‘Partridge Family’ star, dies at 67

Los angeles (AP) – David Cassidy of “The Partridge Family” fame has died at age sixty seven.

Publicist JoAnn Geffen produced a statement Tuesday evening declaring Cassidy had died “surrounded by those people he cherished.” No further details had been straight away available, but Geffen explained on Saturday that Cassidy was inside a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, medical center suffering from organ failure.

The teenager and pre-teen idol starred inside the 1970s sitcom and sold countless information as being the musical group’s direct singer.

“The Partridge Family” aired from 1970-74 and was intended in the beginning to be a auto for Shirley Jones, the Oscar winning actress and Cassidy’s stepmother. Jones performed Shirley Partridge, a widow with 5 youngsters with whom she varieties a preferred act that travels on the psychedelic bus. The forged featured Cassidy as eldest son and family heartthrob Keith Partridge.