Tony Martell Passes At 90
November 28, 2016 at 3:52 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS is saddened to report the passing of T.J. MARTELL FOUNDATION Founder and music industry veteran TONY MARTELL, who died YESTERDAY (11/27) at the age of 90. He was preceded in death by his wife, VICKY MARTELL, who passed away in FEBRUARY at the age of 88 (NET NEWS 2/24).
The T.J. MARTELL FOUNDATION posted on its website that the organization, "mourns the loss of our beloved founder and friend, TONY MARTELL, who passed away today, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27th, 2016 at the age of 90. TONY taught us all how to keep fighting for what we believe in and to do what we can to help others in need. He never gave up on his fight to find a cure for cancer and through his passion, energy and perseverance the T.J. MARTELL FOUNDATION has supported flagship hospitals in the UNITED STATES and raised over $270 million for leukemia, cancer, and AIDS research. TONY's smile, energy and incredible devotion will be missed beyond words. We will work even harder now to keep his memory and dream alive and one day finding a cure for the diseases that he spent his life fighting. In honor of his son T.J. for whom the foundation is named, we celebrate the life of TONY MARTELL whose work saved lives, provided patients with innovative treatments, and gave thousands of people hope. We will miss you, TONY."