David Cassidy was “an amazing TV daddy,” Alexa PenaVega said, memorializing the time she worked with Cassidy on Ruby & the Rockits, a 2009 TV show created by Shaun Cassidy, David’s half-brother.
She must have been shocked when she heard the news.
Condolences from the Partridge Family
David Cassidy’s fictional little brother Danny Bonaduce was also devastated by the untimely death.
He said, “I have known, loved, and admired David Cassidy for 48 out of my 58 years. He has been as kind to me as any real brother could ever be. We’ve been through a lot together and he was always there for me. This loss is huge. RIP my dear friend.”
In an interview not too many years before his death, David Cassidy was asked by CNN about career highlights. One of his fondest memories arose at a 1972 Madison Square Garden show. He described the moment. His family was there, and there was a roar from the crowd he could never forget.
In 2014 he said, “It was so emotional for me. I was so blessed to have that moment with them. It’s the highlight of my life.”
Marie Osmond Honored David
Marie Osmond, from another famous family of singers, memorialized David Cassidy on social media too. Posting a typical flash-back collage of a classic 1970s teen magazine cover. She expressed how heartbroken she was over the passing of David Cassidy.
And continued, sending condolences ti his family.
The Beach Boys Chime In
Brian Wilson, lead singer of the Beach Boys, was also saddened to learn about Cassidy’s death.
He tweeted, “There were times in the mid-1970s when he would come over to my house and we even started writing a song together. He was a very talented and nice person.”