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Jerry Garcia Ill; Dead Cancel Tour

Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 1 October 1992

THE GRATEFUL Dead have canceled a four-city fall tour of the East Coast and have put other plans on hold until Jerry Garcia recovers from exhaustion brought on by a series of health problems. According to Garcia's personal physician, the guitarist suffers from lung and heart problems, as well as diabetes, and the future of the Dead hinges on whether he can give up the bad health and fitness habits of more than three decades.

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