Obituary of Donna Summer

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Donna Summer

LaDonna Adrian Gaines (born December 31, 1948 in Boston, Massachusetts) was a singer-songwriter who was best known for gaining prominence during the disco era of the 1970s and became known as, “Queen of Disco.” Donna died on May 17, 2012 and her death was because of lung cancer. She died at age 63.

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Donna Summer Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Summer, Donna
    • Common Name: Donna Summer
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her
    • Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • Birth Date: December 31, 1948
    • Age: 63 (at death)
    • Also Known As: LaDonna
    • Occupation: Singer-Songwriter
    • Religion: Christian
    • Net Worth: $75 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Green (See all her faves at Hot-Forum)

    Donna's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: LaDonna Adrian Gaines
    • Father: Andrew Gaines
    • Mother: Mary Gaines
    • Brother(s):
      • Ricky Gaines
    • Sister(s):
      • Mary Gaines Bernard
      • Linda Gaines Lotman
      • Jenette Yancey
      • Dara Bernard
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Helmuth Sommer (married 1973-divorced 1976)
      • Bruce Sudano (married 1980-2012, her death)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Brooklyn Sudano (born January 05, 1981)
      • Mimi Sommer (born February 16, 1973)
      • Amanda Sudano (born August 11, 1982)

Death Notice:

  • Date: May 17 2012 at age 63
  • Place: Naples, Florida, United States
  • Cause of Death: Lung Cancer
  • Funeral Arrangements: Held in Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tennessee, on May 23, 2012
  • Interment: Buried in the Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens cemetery in Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Category Tags:

Singer-SongwriterAmerican Born on December 31st Born in 1948 Born in MassachusettsDied in 2012Died at age 63Died from Lung Cancer

Quotable Quotes:

"God had to create disco music so that I could be born and be successful. (IMDB)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-02-26 12:00:10
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