George Harrison Died- On November 29, 2001, the amazing and famous George Harrison dies. He was killed by a deadly cancer. George Harrison and John Lennon were both dead, leaving only two other Beatles alive, Paul Mccartney and Ringo Starr. George Harrison’s death was sad, not only for his family and friends, but for the world. George Harrison lived a long life and finally died from lung cancer putting him to peace.