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Barry Fey cause of death confirmed, foundation and Red Rocks statue campaign launched

Update below: On Tuesday, when family and friends of the late Barry Fey bid farewell to the legendary Denver rock promoter at a Capitol Hill memorial service, we noted that according to our sources, as well as CBS4, he had taken his own life; see our previous coverage below. That's now been confirmed by the Arapahoe County coroner, although some information has not yet been made public. In the meantime, a new foundation has been launched in his name, along with a nascent campaign to build a statue of Fey at Red Rocks.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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