January 19, 2023 |

Melissa Etheridge is morning the lack of David Crosby, the daddy of two of her children, after he died on Thursday.

“I’m grieving the lack of my good friend Beckett and Bailey’s organic father, David,” she captioned an image on Instagram Thursday of her sitting subsequent to Crosby as he performed the guitar.

“He gave me the present of household. I’ll endlessly be grateful to him, Django, and Jan. His music and legacy will encourage many generations to return.

“A real treasure,” she concluded.

The Crosby, Stills & Nash singer fathered Etheridge and her then-partner Julie Cypher’s kids — Bailey, 25, and Beckett, who died at age 21 from opioid addiction in Might 2020 — by way of synthetic insemination.

David Crosby playing the guitar while siting next to Melissa Etheridge.
“I’m grieving the lack of my good friend Beckett and Bailey’s organic father,” Melissa Etheridge wrote on Instagram Thursday of David Crosby.

Etheridge was met with compassionate feedback from followers within the feedback part of her publish.

“Omg I’m completely coronary heart damaged 💔 and in addition livid that my cellphone isn’t blowing up with this information. What a tremendous human, we had been ALL fortunate to have him ✌🏼❤️ Thanks for every thing David,” wrote one fan.

David Crosby and Melissa Etheridge during 1995 MTV Rock the Vote.
Etheridge known as Crosby a “true treasure.”
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“You’re the primary particular person I considered after I heard of his passing due to the big aware determination made have him father your son it’s heartbreaking,” added one other.

“Might his legacy dwell on endlessly!” commented a 3rd.

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Melissa Etheridge holding a baby
Crosby fathered Etheridge and her then-partner Julie Cypher’s kids, Bailey, 25, and Beckett, who died from opioid habit in 2020.

Etheridge’s tribute to Crosby comes after his spouse, Jan Dance, introduced that he had handed away from an sickness at age 81.

“It’s with nice disappointment after a protracted sickness, that our beloved David (Croz) Crosby has handed away,” Dance said in a statement to Variety. “He was lovingly surrounded by his spouse and soulmate Jan and son Django.”

Melissa Etheridge and David Crosby with two others and a baby.
Crosby’s spouse, Jan Dance, introduced that he died from an unknown sickness. He was 81.

Dance added that though her husband “is not right here with us, his humanity and sort soul will proceed to information and encourage us.”

“His legacy will proceed to dwell on by means of his legendary music. Peace, love, and concord to all who knew David and people he touched. We are going to miss him dearly,” she concluded.

Along with his spouse and daughter Bailey, Crosby can also be survived by his sons Django and James Raymond, in addition to daughters Erika and Donovan.