Former Allman Brothers Guitarist Dan Toler Dies At 65

Dan Toler, also known as Dangerous Dan, who played guitar on several Allman Brothers Band hits, has passed away at the age of 65 near his hometown of Sarasota, Florida.

An official statement was posted on Dan's Facebook page:

"It is with great regret and sadness that our dear friend and loved one, Dan Toler, passed away peacefully in his sleep last night. Future service to be announced. Please keep Debbie and the family in your prayers. We would also ask at this time that you would respect the family's privacy. The Toler family thanks you for all your love and support."

Toler was battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Toler played on the band's 1977 debut, its follow-up Atlanta's Burning Down, as well as Reach the Sky (1980) and Brothers of the Road (1981).

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