POPSUGAR Celebrity News Luther Vandross Dies by Celebrity 7/02/05 0 Shares Like us on Facebook People reports that Luther is no longer "here and now" with us. He's been sick ever since a huge stroke in 2003. The 54 year old singer was in NJ when he passed. So Long Luther. Read More News Get the scoop with our daily newsletter TV A-Listers Movies Young Hollywood Sign up with By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR.