Mars Williams Obituary, American Saxophonist dies at 68

Mars Williams

Mars Williams was an American jazz and rock saxophonist. He was a member of the American new wave band The Waitresses from 1980 to 1983, and a member of the British post-punk band The Psychedelic Furs from 1983 to 1989 and again from 2005 until his death in 2023.

  • Died: November 20, 2023
  • Cause of death: Died of ampullary cancer

Mars Williams, a saxophone player known for his work as a member of the Waitresses and later the Psychedelic Furs, died Monday at age 68.

His hometown newspaper the Chicago Tribune first confirmed Williams’ passing and reported that the cause of death was ampullary cancer. Williams was diagnosed with the rare cancer a year ago.

Mars Williams Cause of death

Williams died of periampullary cancer on November 20, 2023, at the age of 68. He had been diagnosed with cancer in 2022. Williams had played his final concerts with the Psychedelic Furs in October 2023.

Read also: Johnny Green Obituary, four-time NBA All-Star dies at 89

Tributes to Johnny Green

Similar Posts

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *