Former Marilyn Manson Guitarist Scott "Daisy Berkowitz" Putesky Dies at 49

October 23, 2017

Founding member of Marilyn Manson and former guitarist with the band Scott Putesky has died at the age of 49 after a years-long battle with colon cancer.

Putesky’s former band Jack Off Jill confirmed his death in the Facebook post below.

Putesky, who played guitar under the name “Daisy Berkowitz,” was in Manson’s band from the start and left in 1996. As Rolling Stone notes, he’s credited as writing early Marilyn Manson songs like “Lunchbox” and “Dope Hat.”