Whatever Happened To: John Rutsey
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Submitted By: stuntpope
Posted Date: April 24, 2004
Last Updated: December 1, 2011
John Rutsey
Claim to fame: Original drummer for the Canadian power trio Rush, played on the self-titled debut album in 1974.
John Rutsey
Where are they now? The stories we heard growing up was that he quit the band thinking "they were going nowhere". It appears the main reason he left the group was due to health reasons, he had diabetes and couldn't go on extended tours. After a failed attempt to start another band he quit drums altogether and became a body builder, apparently living in Toronto.
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Timmy said:
May 21, 2008 11:03 AM
John Rutsey, the original drummer for Canadian power-trio Rush passed away on May 11/08 from complications with diabetes.
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