Singer Jimmy Buffett Legacy: At 76, singer Jimmy Buffett died. His wife, Jane Slagsvol, posted a heartfelt letter on his website to express gratitude for the support.
When Jimmy was diagnosed with Merkel Cell Carcinoma, Slagsvol wrote about their struggles in recent years. Jim said, “Growing old is tough,” and used it to highlight their strength. From stadiums to hospitals, Slagsvol thanked all who loved and helped them. Jimmy’s group grew more robust.
She said Jimmy’s fans made his shows fun like a big, lively family. Slagsvol told Jimmy she liked his smiles and was happy they had a community.
Slagsvol thanked Jimmy’s doctors and nurses for their generosity and dedication to his treatment. She thanked everyone who helped and joined their trip.
Slagsvol ended with her top husband’s memories. She said he gave her love and happiness and kept his sense of humor when sick. She used a line from Jimmy’s recent song to show his care for others and his search for positivity.
The note had wedding images that showed the couple’s love.
Jimmy Buffett’s daughter, Sarah Buffett, also posted a tribute to her father on social media. She said he was friendly, hardworking, and fun, like Jane Slagsvol.
Jimmy Buffett was a beloved singer and artist, forever cherished by fans, friends, and family. He wrote happy songs that made people remember him.