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Lawson died on January 10 at his home in San Luis Obispo of respiratory failure due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, his wife, Susan Lawson said.
More so to add to the irony, he's not the first icon of the company to pass away from lung complications.
reply to post by Rodinus
Well I guess the word that can be spoken about this is IRONIC....
RIP Marlboro man, your commercials will be missed! To those of the younger generation, you probably haven't seen any tobacco commercials since they aren't allowed to advertise anymore....But this guy was Mr. Cool back in the day!
Can't say I am surprised though....edit on 1/28/2014 by Chrisfishenstein because: (no reason given)