Grateful Dead Time Capsule

Home 3/8/73      Pigpen dies in Corte Madera, CA at age 27
Cause of death was hepatic hemorrhage. Contributing factors were alcohol and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), a genetic connective-tissue disorder.

His grave marker at Alta Mesa Memorial in Palo Alto reads:
"Pigpen Was and Is Now Forever One of the Grateful Dead"
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