Singer Scott McKenzie, famous for singing “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair),” a hit in 1967 during the “Summer of Love,” died on Saturday (August 18).

A statement on McKenzie’s website says “It is with much sadness that we report the passing of Scott McKenzie in LA on 18th August, 2012. Scott had been very ill recently and passed away in his home after two weeks in hospital.” He was 73 years old.   

For more on this story, go to CBS San Francisco


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