The circumstances surrounding his death are at present unknown. His personal website just has the announcement posted on its home page with no further information. Dan Peek was with America on their first seven albums before converting to Christianity and leaving the band at its pinnacle of success in 1977. His distinctive voice is the lead vocal on the America hit ‘Lonely People’.
Dan had several Christian albums after his departure from America, and has lived a very quiet life out of the public spotlight for the past two decades.