He was survived by his wife Pia and children Unna, Nicolo, Francis Jr., Elmo, Arkin, Clara, Maxene and Saab.
The Filipino bloggers share their respect and gratitude to Francis:
* Aileen Apolo: Rest in Peace FrancisM.
* Dean Lozarie: RIP, Francis M.
* Flow Galindez: Paalam Master Rapper Francis Magalona
* Gem: The World will Miss Francis M
* Janette Toral: Goodbye Francis Magalona
* Jorge Cosgayon: Rest, Free Man
* Laya: Goodbye, kaleidoscope world
* Manuel L. Quezon III: National embrace
* Marck Rimorin: Francis Magalona
* Sarah Cada: Farewell Francis
* Tiborsho: Francis Magalona Dies 44
* Tonyo Cruz: Francis Magalona is dead; Long live the King of Pinoy rap!
* Winston Almendras: Tribute to Mr. M