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Marcia Smikle, Long-Time Partner Of U-Roy, Is Dead At 65 – DancehallMag

Rebel Nation | August 24, 2021


Marcia Smikle, long-time partner of the late Jamaican music icon U-Roy, passed away as a result of medical complications in the University Hospital of the West Indies in St Andrew yesterday. She was 65.

Her daughter, Susan Davis, confirmed her mom’s passing.

“She was having stomach pain for some time and the complications from that was the cause of death,” Davis confirmed to the Jamaica Observer on Sunday.

Smikle and U-Roy shared a relationship spanning 41 years.

U-Roy, whose given name is Ewart Beckford, died of diabetes and hypertension-related complications at the University Hospital of the West Indies in St Andrew on February 17. He was 79.

Related: A Toast To Daddy U-Roy: 10 Facts For The Reggae And Dancehall Icon’s Final Farewell

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