LifeNotes: Tour Manager Jan Elliott Passes

Jan Elliott

Jan Elliott, tour manager/lighting director, passed away from cancer on Sunday, April 9, at the TriStar Alive Hospice. Elliott, who most recently served as tour manager for Janis Ian, has worked with Emmylou Harris, The Dixie Chicks, Michelle Wright, The Bee Gees, and The Eagles.

A celebration of life has been set for Friday, April 14, at 2157 Riverway Drive, Old Hickory, TN 37138, from 4 p.m.-7 p.m.

“I have had the good fortune to have always been surrounded by great musicians, tour managers, lighting directors and other team members throughout my career so …it is with deep sadness that I share that Jan Elliott who was my tour manager and lighting director for many years passed away today,” said Michelle Wright. “The last 11 years found her courageously fighting against cancer. We travelled the world together and had so many great times together. She was simply a beautiful human being. Rest In Peace dear sweet Jan.”



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