PASADENA (CBSLA) — The Pasadena Metropolis Council Monday will focus on placing up a memorial honoring hometown legend Eddie Van Halen.
The guitar icon, who died from cancer on Oct. 6 at age 65, attended faculty in Pasadena along with his drum-playing older brother, Alex.
Since Van Halen’s dying, fans have been flocking to locations in the city to leave flowers, candles — and even a Fender guitar — in honor of the late guitar hero.
Based on metropolis public data officer Lisa Derderian, town council will focus on the attainable memorial and that a number of metropolis commissions could develop into concerned if plans go ahead.
“We’ve had quite a few requests from the general public, each regionally and internationally,” she mentioned. “That is one thing that has gained consideration around the globe since his unlucky dying. We’re pleased with the truth that he was hometown raised.”
Derderian mentioned that many Pasadena residents have fond recollections of the Van Halen brothers taking part in native events and performing in golf equipment all through the San Gabriel Valley.
The guitar virtuoso died at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica. His spouse, Janie, was by his aspect, together with brother Alex and son, Wolfgang.
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