David Cassidy on life support with multiple organ failure

19 November, 2017, 01:51 | Author: Ruben Patrick
  • Former The Patridge Family actor  musician David Cassidy is suffering from organ failure at a hospital in Florida

David Cassidy is "conscious and surrounded by family", his spokeswoman says after the 1970s pop icon was admitted to hospital for organ failure earlier in the week.

The 67-year-old Partridge Family star was rushed to hospital in Florida three days ago.

Cassidy announced early this year he had been diagnosed with dementia.

"He is now conscious and surrounded by family", his rep told Us on Saturday, November 18.

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David's family has been arriving at the hospital to comfort him.

Cassidy kept touring and recording after his role as Keith Partridge ended in 1974, performing on Broadway in NY, in London's West End and in Las Vegas.

People Magazine that he saw his grandfather live with dementia and had also seen his mother, the actress Evelyn Ward, "disappear" into dementia until she died at age 89 in 2012.

"The Partridge Family" star's health has been failing for more than two months, sources close to the family told TMZ, who was the first to report his hospitalization.

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