Legacy.com is reporting that Neil Young’s ex-wife and Bridge School Benefit co-founder Pegi Young has died. Pearl Jam performed the Bridge School Benefit present in a number of events, the final of which was in 2014 with Soundgarden, which additionally featured the ultimate efficiency by Temple of the Dog with their whole lineup, together with Eddie Vedder who didn't take part within the 2016 reunion tour.
Legacy.com writes: “Pegi Young (1952 – 2018) was the co-founder of the Bridge School for kids with disabilities, alongside along with her former husband, singer Neil Young. Over the course of their 36-year marriage, she was the inspiration for a few of his well-known songs, together with “Harvest Moon.” Their 2014 divorce was the subject of Pegi Young’s most up-to-date album, “Raw,” launched in 2017.
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Died: Tuesday, January 1, 2019. (Who else died on January 1?)
Details of dying: Died on the age of 66 following a year-long combat with most cancers, surrounded by family and friends in California.
Charitable activism: Pegi Young co-founded the Bridge School in 1987 when she and Neil couldn't discover a college to supply needed providers for his or her son Ben, who had been identified with cerebral palsy. Thirty years later, the tutorial nonprofit continues to help kids with extreme disabilities to get the applications they want in school. Pegi Young often organized an annual profit live performance for the Bridge School that introduced among the nation’s most well-known musicians to carry out. Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Neil Young, and different high musicians have participated.”