Thanks to his sacrifice, we are all welcome to cut footloose in the kingdom of heaven.
We didn't even know he was sick. We knew he could write some sick lyrics, sure. What would Caddyshack have been without "I'm All Right?" Footloose without "Footloose?" And yes, would Top Gun have been have dangerous if he hadn't taken us to the "Danger Zone?" Get to church and worship this man, and by church we mean a West Coast Video in 1989.
Sources: Wil Wheaton on Tumblr