John Lennon's first wife, Cynthia Lennon, has passed away today at the age of 75.
Her son with the Beatles star, Julian Lennon, announced the tragic news on his website with the following statement:
"Cynthia Lennon passed away today at her home in Mallorca, Spain following a short but brave battle with cancer. Her son Julian Lennon was at her bedside throughout. The family are thankful for your prayers. Please respect their privacy at this difficult time."
Julian posted song lyrics that were penned in his mother's honor as well as a video montage showing some never-before-seen childhood photos and home videos.