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Patrick Swayze Passes Away at 57

Patrick Swayze passed away today at home with his family. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2008 and his condition took a turn for the worse earlier this year. He was 57 years old. Swayze is survived by his wife, Lisa Niemi, who he's been with since he was 18 years old. Patrick has a very special place in our hearts for many of his movies, like Ghost and Point Break to name a couple, but perhaps most of all for Dirty Dancing. Our thoughts are with his loved ones, and he will be missed.

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Gormless Gormless 7 years
The lights are dimmed. The curtain's down. The stage is for a long moment dark. The world laughs and dances with a little less snap. Condolences to the Swayze family. He struggled, and he won. And we won for having him.
sinsational sinsational 7 years
So sad..., loved him a lot, been praying for him every single day, glad he is not suffering any more. All the good ones are leaving us, we are living tough times... My prayers to his family. R.I.P. my dearest!
tastycaramel30 tastycaramel30 7 years
r.i.p. Patrick!, u will be missed deeply. prayers to your family and friends..he held on to as long as he can..he was one of my favorite actors of all time since "Dirty Dancing". he lived a great life, now he's in peace and will god will rest his soul..
cupcakers cupcakers 7 years
RIP-so sad, he was such a lovely man. I keep thinking about his wife, they were together for such a long time I can't imagine what she is going through....le sigh
ExCape ExCape 7 years
RIP :(
blondie829 blondie829 7 years
So sad...cancer is absolutely horrible. :( RIP. He's definitely dancing in heaven. My thoughts and prayers are with his beautiful wife and family.
Ana-V452519 Ana-V452519 7 years
so sad :(
spicyaroma spicyaroma 7 years
:cry: I feel so bad for his family and friends :( RIP Patrick!
lyrical_angel lyrical_angel 7 years
RIP Patrick. I have had a crush on him since I was about seven years old. My heart breaks for his wife and family. Pancreatic cancer is particularly nasty.
care0531 care0531 7 years
God Bless him and his family. I am watching Dirty Dancing as we speak! "Nobody puts Baby in a corner!"
Asche Asche 7 years
Marlowe Marlowe 7 years
Sad news. My thoughts go to his wife. RIP
zawackirz zawackirz 7 years
Rest in Peace Darling and my kindest wishes and prayers go out to his family. Gone too soon. <3
suziryder suziryder 7 years
How sad! He was the first celebrity I had a crush on.
cocom cocom 7 years
RIP Mr. Swayze!
ilanac13 ilanac13 7 years
this is so sad - i didn't realize that he had been even worse off lately - but at least he's no longer suffering. he fought for a long time and will be remembered with some fond memories.
cherryblossom cherryblossom 7 years
This made me so sad to hear, its such a loss condolences to all his family and friends, may he rest in peace.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 7 years
So young, and he will be missed so much. You couldnt turn around in the 80's and earlier 90's and not see a movie with him in it, and every one of them was memorable in its own way (yes even roadhouse!) He was romantic perfection in tight jeans and a dancers grace and my heart goes out to his wife.
ElenaEv ElenaEv 7 years
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