Jerome John Garcia was an American musician, best known for being a principal songwriter, the lead guitarist and a vocalist with the rock band Grateful Dead, of which he was a founding member and which came to prominence during the counterculture of the 1960s.
Although he disavowed the role, Garcia was viewed by many as the leader of the band.
He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 as a member of the Grateful Dead.
Meet Heather Garcia, Jerry Garcia’s daughter
Heather Garcia is well-known as Jerry Garcia’s daughter.
She was Born on December 8, 1963 (age 58 years).
Her Grandparents are Jose Ramon Garcia and Ruth Marie Garcia and her
Great-grandparents: William Clifford and Tillie Clifford.
Her Uncle is Clifford Ramon Garcia.
Her Siblings are Annabelle Walker Garcia, Keelin Noel Garcia, and Theresa Adams Garcia.
Garcia met his first wife, Sara Ruppenthal, in 1963. She was working at the coffee house in the back of Kepler’s Books, where Garcia, Hunter, and Nelson regularly performed. They married on April 23, 1963, and on December 8 of that year their daughter Heather was born.