NEW YORK | Pegi Young, musician and activist, dead at 66

3Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

NEW YORK—Jan 03, 2019— Pegi Young, who with fellow musician and then-husband Neil Young helped found the Bridge School for children with speech and physical impairments, has died.

Young died of cancer Tuesday in California, according to spokeswoman Michelle Gutenstein-Hinz. She was 66. Additional details about her death were not immediately available.

Pegi Young first conceived of the California-based school in 1986 after she and her husband struggled to educate their son Ben, born with cerebral palsy.

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