Jason Crosby, a beloved local bartender, father and husband passed away Sunday night after a long fight with pancreatic cancer. Known for a passion for cocktails surpassed only by his love for his family, Crosby leaves behind his wife Ashley and daughters Giana and Salem. The 44-year-old had battled the disease for nearly nine months, receiving treatment from the VA Medical Center before his body began rejecting the medication. (2012 file photo by Max Cooper)
The Asheville music community suffered a staggering loss this week with the untimely passing of multi-instrumentalist Andrew Barnett, aka Renjith Iya. A public memorial service will be held on Friday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m. at the Warren Wilson College Chapel.