Bassist Chris Squire, who co-founded progressive rock band Yes, dies at 67; had leukemia

June 29, 2015 2:59 AM

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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Chris Squire, the bassist and co-founder of the progressive rock band Yes who recently announced he had leukemia, has died, according to a statement from his band members on Sunday. He was 67.

The band posted a statement on its Facebook page saying Squire "peacefully passed away" Saturday in Phoenix, where he lived. No further details about the death were provided.

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