The news has broken online that the legendary country singer, Glen Campbell, has died at the age of 81, Tuesday due to his long battle with Alzheimer's disease. The news has been confirmed through an official statement which has been posted on his official website. CNN has reported that Campbell will be best remembered through his music which runs from the mid-60s and up to the late 80s.

Ashley Campbell, one of his family members, took to Twitter and had shared the sad news with her followers. On her tweet, Ashley wrote, "Heartbroken. I owe him everything I am, and everything I ever will be.

He will be remembered so well and with so much love."

True hit maker

Apart from being a great father, husband, and grandfather to his family, Campbell will always be remembered through his craft in music. He was one of the best singers who have been identified as real hit makers. To recall, the legendary musician started to become known in 1975 through his hit single, "Rhinestone Cowboy."

Apparently, he was able to release more than 70 albums in the entire run of his career for 50 years. He was also a winner for Grammy Awards for four times in the different pop categories. Apart from his music, Campbell will also be remembered as a TV actor and host. To recall, the legendary singer has also starred in different variety shows which include, "The Glen Campbell Good Time Hour" in CBS.

Donations for the foundation

As his family grieves over his death, right now they are also asking everyone to share their hearts to the foundation which Campbell has started. The donations will benefit the Glen Campbell Memorial Fund. Meanwhile, his fans and followers are encouraged to visit Care Living donation org page in order to share some amount that will benefit those people whom he has shared the help with.

In one of the interviews which featured Kim, his wife, she revealed that the country musician has been fighting a battle with Alzheimer's disease. Despite his illness, Kim was happy to share that her husband could still recognize her whenever they cuddle.

Meanwhile, amid the Alzheimer's disease, his wife has also shared that her husband still knew who she was because of the way he kissed her.

Amid his passing, his friends from The Music industry have shared their comfort and condolences to the family. Charlie Daniels, Campbell's fellow musician, was quick to post his message of support on Twitter last Tuesday. Daniels has shared that he has been thankful knowing Campbell and having him as a friend. His memories will always be remembered.