Country legend Mel Tillis passes--while David Cassidy in ICU near death

Fans of David Cassidy are bracing themselves for the worst as the '70s heartthrob has reportedly been moved to ICU after undergoing organ failure on Sunday (November 19th). The New York Daily News has reported Cassidy, who is 67 and suffering from dementia, was admitted to a Florida hospital on Wednesday (November 15th) and initially placed in a medically induced coma. On Saturday (November 18th), Cassidy's publicist JoAnn Geffen told The Associated Press that there was nothing “imminent” about his condition, and doctors are hoping to "keep him as well as they can until they can find another liver."

Cassidy, who is reportedly now conscious and in pain, is surrounded by close family -- including previously estranged ex-wife Sue Shiffrin and their son Beau Cassidy. Although there was early talk about a possible kidney transplant for the famed Partridge Family star, an unnamed source told TMZ: "There's really no issue anymore for a transplant. It's futile."

On Sunday (November 19th), Beau Cassidy posted a message to fans on his father's Facebook page, which reads in full:

Unfortunately David is very sick. However he is getting the support he needs, surrounded by the people he loves most. Thank you very much for your love and concern that you have expressed in your messages to him.

From his final concert In March:

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