They married on April 23, 1963, and on December 8 of that year, their daughter Heather was born. It is no secret that Jerry Garcia had a long history of drug use. He returned and nights after being sentenced to six months in the San Mateo County Jail, he was arrested again, this time with Carolyn Adams, while smoking marijuana on the rooftop of Stewart Brand's home in Telegraph Hill, San Francisco. The ongoing clash between the two women is part of the bizarre legacy of Jerry Garcia and his extended family of three wives, assorted girlfriends and four daughters (with three different women). However, he decided that if he performed well enough the imaginary foes would spare his life. Carolyn Adams, a Merry Prankster was also known as “Mountain Girl” or “M.G.,” had a daughter, Sunshine, with Ken Kesey. A few weeks later, Garcia — who had not looked at his finger since the accident — was surprised to discover most of it missing when the bandage he was wearing came off during a bath. "Garcia's Ex-Wife To Get $1.25 Million: "Mountain Girl" had sued star's estate". A nasty fight over the money left by Jerry Garcia, guitarist of the Grateful Dead, may have come to an end here today with a ruling by a Marin County judge … Garcia had married Deborah Koons Garcia in 1994. [4], Cassady took her to La Honda, California, Kesey's base of operations, where she quickly joined the inner circle of Pranksters and became romantically involved with Kesey, having a daughter by him named Sunshine. By Jerry Garcia. This guy who was sort of a famous freak who ran around the scene in those days comes in and he’s got this big birthday cake… and I’m looking at it thinking, ‘This thing has got to be dosed.’. [12] Garcia lives near her daughter, Annabelle Garcia, on the Kesey family farm in Pleasant Hill, Oregon. Jerry Garcia (aged 53) American musician and member of the Grateful Dead. Jerry and Carolyn Garcia divorced in 1994,[1] but remained friends until his death. The dedication ceremony (Jerry Day 2) on October 29, 2005 was officiated by mayor Gavin Newsom . While living together over the next decade, they raised Sunshine along with their two daughters. Names of father, mother, kids, brothers & sisters: John Parber (Father) Fredric Utter Weir (Stepfather) On 12-4-1956 Andy García (nickname: Andy) was born in Havana, Cuba. Jerry Garcia Birthday. American musician and guitarist, best known as one of the co-founders of the rock band, The Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia were born in the … He drowned before other fishermen could reach him. Deborah was his third wife, who admitted Jerry spent more time on his art than on his financial affairs. Ingram, Erik. To celebrate what would have been Jerry Garcia’s 77th birthday, we’re looking back on one of the guitarist’s most infamous stories from the mid-late-60s. JERRYGARCIA.COM MEMBERS FACEBOOK Following Jerry Garcia's death, Carolyn Garcia was involved in litigation to obtain payments as per their divorce settlement agreement, ultimately agreeing to a $1,250,000 settlement to avoid further legal costs. He made his 20 million dollar fortune with Internal Affairs, Desperate Measures, Just Like Mona. Garcia met his first wife, Sara Ruppenthal Garcia, in 1963. Jerome John “Jerry” Garcia (August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995) was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, best known for his work as the lead guitarist and as a vocalist with the band the Grateful Dead, which came to prominence during the counterculture era in the 1960s. Widen your circle by inviting friends to join you in the Parking Lot and experience Jerry together. His parents named him after composer Jerome Kern. The cause of death was a heart attack. His father was a retired professional musician and his mother enjoyed playing the piano. Spouse/Ex: Sara Ruppenthal Garcia (m. 1963-1967), Carolyn Garcia (m. 1981-1994), Manasha Matheson (m. 1990-1993), Deborah Koons (m. 1994-1995) Children: Annabelle Walker Garcia, Heather Garcia, Keelin Noel Garcia, Theresa Adams Garcia Early Life. His drug use only increased after forming the Grateful Dead, and the band became a psychedelic icon. ... former girlfriends and three ex-wives in "Dark Star." [5] Kesey was arrested for marijuana possession in La Honda, in 1965 and fled to Mexico. Jerry Garcia's ancestors on his father's side were from Galicia in northwest Spain. His mother’s ancestors were Irish and Swedish. Although Garcia and Adams reconciled after the dissolution of his relationship with Koons in 1977, they stopped cohabiting a year later (save for occasional holiday reunions) due to the guitarist's heroin and cocaine addictions. Garcia was born Andrés Arturo García Menéndez on April 12, 1956, in Havana, Cuba, to Amelie Menéndez, a teacher of English, and René García Núñez, an attorney and avocado farmer. While Jerry Garcia cycled through dozens of electric guitars throughout his career—everything from Fender and Gibson solid-bodies to a custom-made Doug Irwin instrument—he played only a handful of acoustics. Claims against the Jerry Garcia estate from ex-wives, lovers, and former business partners total more than $30 million while the estate was estimated at $9.9 million. I play for my life. EXCLUSIVE: How Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia was so stoned on heroin he drooled on his mic, drummer Bill Kreutzmann slept with 13 groupies in … Ever since then… When I forget what I’m doing or why I’m doing it, he says in hindsight. Sure enough, a certain psychedelic roar and paranoia came over Garcia, and before he hit the stage, he was convinced the crowd was filled with murderous mafiosos.