|John Lennon and his then wife Cynthia back in 1964|
The first wife of "Beatles" star John Lennon has passed away at the age of 75 from cancer.
A representative of Lennon in a statement said her only child with the late Beatle, Julian Lennon, was by her side at the time of death. Below is an excerpt of the family 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."