Shawn Smith, a longtime singer-songwriter on the Seattle music scene who performed with the bands Brad and Satchel, among others, has died. He was 53.
Smith's son Dove posted a statement about his passing on his father's Facebook page Saturday (April 6).
"Hello everyone this is Shawn’s son dove and we wanted to let everyone know that my dad Shawn Smith has passed away," he wrote. "It is so sad for everybody I miss him so much and I don’t even know how to express how much I love him he is an amazing dad and gave me all the love he has to offer and I think he’d want all of you to know he’s leaving his love for all of us, me and my mom both know how grateful he is for all of you."