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Craig Pike, a rock guitarist, died May 23 in London as a result of injuries suffered in an auto accident. He was 30.

Pike, a Los Angeles native, played bass with pop star Iggy Pop on his 1990-91 U.S. and European tours. Prior to his involvement with Iggy Pop, he was promotions director at the Hollywood Palace in 1989.

Pike, who recently moved to London and became a member of the musical group Hypnotice, had just completed a European tour with the band and was preparing to come to L.A. to record an album for Def American.

He is survived by his parents, Dr. Arnold and Ann Pike of Montebello, and two brothers.

Memorial services were held Thursday at Rose Hills.

A memorial and farewell concert will be held at the Palace in Hollywood at 8 p.m. Tuesday. For information, call (818) 986-9680.

In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to the Bobby Brooks Foundation, Children’s Literacy Program c/o Freedman, Knispel & Cohne, 16130 Ventura Blvd. Suite 550, Encino 91436.