‘True Fire’ Artist & Innovator Mike Lavallee has died, according to a statement posted online on April. 15, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
R.I.P. MIKE LAVALLEE one of the greatest airbrush artists ever. he brought the “true fire” art work to the hot rod/custom world and an unbelievable talent of other airbrush works! i met him briefly yrs ago what an honor. thanks mike!#mikelavallee #killerpaint pic.twitter.com/mucmq7ROce
— tcoker (@tcoker17606539) April 15, 2020
This is terrible. Maybe the most talented airbrush artist there is. I loved watching his Facebook live videos just to admire his skill. What a shame… #RIPMikeLavallee | ‘True Fire’ Artist & Innovator Mike Lavallee Dies at 60 Following a Stroke https://t.co/7pJpgOkGEc
— 🍻 Jason Collins (@jasonpcollins) April 15, 2020
Mike Lavallee owner of Killer Paint passed away yesterday. He was the artist who did the original turkeythug logo. He was also a big time turkey hunter. So well known in the car world for his flames and custom work but to me he was a hunter. God bless Mike and his family. pic.twitter.com/9tT1e2pS6j
— Cuz Strickland (@Cuz411) April 16, 2020
RIP to a man who brought True Fire to life through Air Brushing. So many sweet rides he is responsible for. My brother admired him for years during his air brush days. A talent gone too soon. Prayers to Mike Lavallee’s family. pic.twitter.com/sJtULbuave
— Becky Southwell (@becky8lynn) April 15, 2020
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Sucky news I received today. Legendary airbrush artist Mike Lavallee died. He innovated the “real flame” technique and my opinion, no one could match it. It was soooo realistic that the first time people saw one of his paint jobs on a helicopter, it prompted 911 calls regarding a fiery accident happening. A true legend and I understood he was loved by everyone. RIP.