On June 28, 9:11 A.M. EDT, Bill Aucoin died from surgical complications at the Aventura Hospital and Medical Center in Aventura, Florida.
Aucoin was 66 years old and had been battling with prostate cancer.
Original Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley told Gibson the following:
“Bill was a very gifted guy with a great eye for talent! Through all the ups and downs, he never lost his big smile and sense of humor. We remained friends till the end. I’m gonna miss him…”
R.I.P. Bill Aucoin