Fleetwood Mac Keyboardist Brett Tuggle Dies at 70

Brett Tuggle has died at 70. He was an keyboardist who played for Fleetwood Mac and Rick Springfield.

Tuggle's son Matt confirmed the news to Rolling Stone, attributing his death to complications related to his health and he was suffering from cancer.

On Monday, Springfield paid tribute to the musician, who was also a founding member of the David Lee Roth Band.

"Our sweet Brett Tuggle made it home tonight, God bless his beautiful spirit." Springfield wrote on Twitter.

Meanwhile, his son said he was "loved by his family so much." and he miss his father.

"His family was with him throughout the entire time of his illness. He was a lovely father. He gave me music in my life," he continued.

Tuggle's career took off in 1981 when he started playing with John Kay & Steppenwolf before he met Springfield and joined his band in 1982.

Brett had worked with a wide range of artists including Rick Springfield, Jimmy Page, John Kay and Steppenwolf, Styx’s Tommy Shaw, and Mitch Ryder throughout his 50 year career.

His partnership with Fleetwood Mac lasted until 2018 when he was asked to leave the band. And he also said: 'I care about them all. They’re all a big part of my life.'