Bryan MacLean, 52, guitarist and singer in Love, the seminal Los Angeles rock band that joined the Doors, Buffalo Springfield and the Byrds as part of the burgeoning mid-1960s Sunset Strip club scene. The band's sound ranged from folk-rock to groundbreaking fusions of jazz, orchestral strings and psychedelia. MacLean, a Los Angeles native, left the band after their third and most celebrated album, 1967's "Forever Changes," which is still acknowledged by many critics as a masterpiece. MacLean continued his career as a songwriter, most notably with "Don't Toss Us Away," which was recorded in 1985 by Lone Justice, a band fronted by MacLean's half sister, singer Maria McKee. The song became a top 10 country music hit three years later for Patty Loveless. On Dec. 25 in Los Angeles of an apparent heart attack.