The news of singer Charmayne "Maxee" Maxwell's unexpected death is a shock. The 46-year-old former member of Brownstone died after an apparent fall at her Los Angeles home on February 28. "Words can not express how devastated we are at the sudden and tragic loss of our dear Maxee," said her husband Carsten Schack. Maxwell joins a long list of famous figures we've had to bid adieu to at a young age. Here's a look at other well known faces who left us too soon.
The Brownstone singer died February 28 in her home after reportedly falling and cutting her neck on a wine glass. Her husband found her bleeding from the injury and called 911 but she died on the way to the hospital. Maxwell was 46 years old. "Words can not express how devastated we are at the sudden and tragic loss of our dear Maxee," her husband Carsten Schack. "She was the center of our world as a devoted mother and wife. We miss her so much. We would like to thank everyone who has been there for us and expressed your condolences. They have given us comfort over these incredibly difficult days."
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The former New York Knicks basketball player died February 28, 2015 two weeks after suffering a heart attack. A 13-year NBA vet, Mason was diagnosed with congestive failure a few weeks before his death. He was 48.