On January 28th, 2021, Mark Knopfler in an official website post has shared the sad news about his longtime crew member Kerry Lewis.
“It’s painful to have to report more sad news in such sad times. But, Kerry Lewis, a much loved and treasured member of our touring crew for many years, passed away on January 26th. Kerry had been combating cancer for some time and finally succumbed to his illness. Kerry was a lovely and talented guy, our stage monitor sound engineer and a tremendous asset to our team. The success of every performance was what drove him endlessly.”
“All our thoughts go out to Kerry’s family and friends at this time. Goodbye Kerry – we’re all raising a glass in the direction of your beloved Wales.” – Mark Knopfler.