Jeremiah Greene, Drummer for Modest Mouse, Passes Away at 45

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MODEST MOUSE drummer JEREMIAH GREEN died this past SATURDAY (12/31) after a short battle with cancer. GREEN was just 45 years old.

The band posted the following message on FACEBOOK on NEW YEAR’S EVE: “Today we lost our dear friend JEREMIAH. He laid down to rest and simply faded out. I’d like to say a bunch of pretty words right now, but it just isn’t the time. These will come later, and from many people. Please appreciate all the love you give, get, have given, and will get. Above all, JEREMIAH was about love. We love you.”

GREEN’s mother (CAROL NAMATAME) made the following post on FACEBOOK: “It is with a very heavy heart that the GREEN and NAMATAME families announce the passing of their husband, father, son and brother, JEREMIAH GREEN. JEREMIAH, drummer and founding member of the Issaquah based band MODEST MOUSE, lost his courageous battle with cancer on DECEMBER 31. He went peacefully in his sleep. JEREMIAH was a light to so many. At this time the family is requesting privacy. More information will be forthcoming including a Celebration of Life for friends and fans in the coming months. JEREMIAH’s loved ones would like to thank everyone for their continued well wishes and support.”

GREEN was a founding member of MODEST MOUSE which formed in 1993.

Written by: Jason Knight - Program Director

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