Gospel music trailblazer Andraé Crouch, who brought both Christian and secular music together for over 50 years, died Thursday afternoon. USA Today reports on Jan. 3, Crouch was rushed to the Northridge Hospital Medical Center in metro Los Angeles area after suffering a heart attack. Crouch was 72. Earlier in the week, Crouch’s sister Sandra released a statement on her brother’s official Facebook page about his health issues and asked for continued prayers and support. According to Sandra:
On Saturday, January 3rd, my brother, Andrae Crouch, was taken to the hospital so that medical staff could more directly address some serious health complications that had arisen. At this time, Andrae is being attended to by a medical team, and we are so grateful for their wonderful care.
We are also so grateful for the many thousands of people around the world who are praying for Andrae right now. We ask…
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