Blog Posts Malcolm McLaren Dead at Dead at Age 64 Posted April 8, 2010April 8, 2010 Michael Butler Malcolm McLaren died of cancer today in New York City . His body will be flown back to the United Kingdom, and buried in Highgate cemetery, North London. Of course, he is best known as the mastermind and manager of the Sex Pistols. R.I.P. Liked it? Take a second to support Michael Butler on Patreon!