Dean Rabourn died of an apparent heart attack in August 2009. He was most well known for his audio production of the Austin City Limits television show. Lately, he had worked with Audio Illusionists on South Congress Avenue in Austin and had ran Spirit Sound in the past. He did lots of audio for many musical events such as Kerrville Folk Festival, Willie Nelson’s Fourth of July Picnics and others. Rabourn was living in Wimberly, Texas.