Celebrity deaths in 2014 - In Memoriam (Photos)

Slideshow posted in Photos | Wednesday, March 13, 2013

161 of 193: Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees died of cancer at the age of 62, it was announced on May 20.

The family of Robin Gibb, of the Bee Gees, announce with great sadness that Robin passed away today following his long battle with cancer and intestinal surgery,' a statement from the family said. 'The family have asked that their privacy is respected at this very difficult time.'

Last month it was revealed Gibb was suffering from advanced colorectal cancer, shortly after he woke up from a coma after falling ill with pneumonia, as his immune system was weakened from grueling doses of chemotherapy and two operations.

In March, Gibb underwent emergency surgery to remove a blood clot in his colon. The singer has been in and out of the hospital since October 2011.

(Pictured: Robin Gibb appears in the trailer for his new classic album, 'The Titanic Requiem,' which was posted on his YouTube page on Jan. 12, 2012.) (youtube.com/user/robingibb / Rhino Entertainment)

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