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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 28: Film subject, political satirist/comedian Barry Crimmins attends an evening with director Bobcat Goldthwait and Barry Crimmins at The Friars Club on July 28, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Grant Lamos IV/Getty Images)

We just lost one of the good ones.

I remember getting his documentary Call Me Lucky when it first came out. Highly recommend it.

Barry Crimmins is a Boston comedy legend. The Ding Ho and Stitches…his comedy clubs.

Maybe they could rename Yawkey way after him.

Comedians and fans mourn the loss of Barry Crimmins, a founder of '80s Boston comedy scene - The Boston Globe

Barely a month after revealing he'd been diagnosed with cancer, comedian Barry Crimmins has died. Crimmins's wife, Helen, who's battling stage four non-Hodgkins lymphoma herself, shared the sad news on Twitter early Thursday morning. "Helen here with sad news ... Barry passed peacefully yesterday with Bobcat and I," she wrote, referring to comedian Bobcat Goldthwait.