Contributed by DarrenMcLeod.
Posted by adam
April 19, 2010 at 10:30 AM (EDT)
Devon Clifford, of Abbotsford B.C. dance-punk act You Say Party! We Say Die!
died Sunday morning in a Vancouver hospital. The drummer collapsed during a show at Vancouver's Rickshaw Theatre on Friday night and was rushed to hospital. According to a report from Spinner
, Devon suffered a brain hemorrhage and after having emergency neurosurgery at 3AM, he was on full life support for about a day before passing away at age 30 early Sunday.
Clifford lived in Vancouver and worked for the Portland Hotel Society
, an organization which provides permanent accommodation for adults with mental illnesses, addictions and other problems in the city's downtown eastside.You Say Party! recently finished a tour of the US and Western Canada in support of their latest album XXXX
Our condolences go out to Devon's family and friends.