Deftones Bassist Chi Cheng (July 15, 1970 – April 13, 2013)
A car accident in 2008 left Chi in a coma which he finally succumbed to on April,13 2013. He fought the good fight.
In addition to being one of the founding members of the Deftones and the band’s bassist he was also an accomplished poet.
Below is a link to one his poems, a gift for a friend: