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August 16, 1990 | BURT A. FOLKART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lew DeWitt, an original member of the Statler Brothers, a group that blended country, gospel and barbershop singing into one of the most honored styles in pop music history, died Wednesday at his home in Waynesboro, Va. DeWitt, a tenor, guitarist and composer of one of the Statlers' most enduring hits, "Flowers on the Wall," was 52. DeWitt had left the Statler Brothers in 1982 when he was hospitalized with an intestinal disorder, Crohn's disease, that nearly killed him.
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August 16, 1990 | BURT A. FOLKART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lew DeWitt, an original member of the Statler Brothers, a group that blended country, gospel and barbershop singing into one of the most honored styles in pop music history, died Wednesday at his home in Waynesboro, Va. DeWitt, a tenor, guitarist and composer of one of the Statlers' most enduring hits, "Flowers on the Wall," was 52. DeWitt had left the Statler Brothers in 1982 when he was hospitalized with an intestinal disorder, Crohn's disease, that nearly killed him.
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