Oh no. Very Very sad.
Just seen this topic, very sad …
I’ve just queued up Lovely Thunder and am listening to The Gunfighter.
Oh wow…he was one of my first forays into the world of ambient as a teenager. Sad indeed!
1984 Wow, I still fondly recall purchasing this and settling in to give it a spin with the lights turned low.
If you don’t have it, go to Bandcamp and get the Budd Box. A box set of his first 5 or 6 albums. Great Value for money.