MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Ed Ackerson was a central figure in the Minneapolis music scene for decades. Just over a year ago, the singer was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer.
He died Friday, an update on his GoFundMe page said.READ MORE: No Injuries After Train Derailment In Plymouth George Floyd's Cause Of Death, Derek Chauvin's Force Will Be Keys At Trial
“Ed loved life and lived it to the fullest,” his partner Ashley Ackerson said. “He made art until the day he died and I think it’s some of his best work yet. He never stopped learning, dreaming, loving, exploring, finding new music and inspiration.”MORE NEWS: Minnesota Man Struck And Killed While Changing Tire On South Dakota Highway
Ashley said Ed’s new album is set to be released soon.