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Amazing Lives Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

Amazing lives come in all shapes and sizes, from ordinary people who've led extraordinary lives to those whose remarkable circumstances capture our imaginations. This memorial site was created to honor and remember those whose amazing lives continue to intrigue us, even after their deaths.
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Amazing Lives: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Peggy Sue Gerron

Peggy Sue Gerron was the real life inspiration for the Buddy Holly classic “Peggy Sue.” She was the girlfriend of Crickets drummer Jerry Allison. Holly had originally written the song as “Cindy Lou” for his niece. After Allison and Peggy Sue broke up, Allison asked Holly to change the title to “Peggy Sue,” in hopes of getting back together with her. Allison and Peggy Sue did reunite and were married for most of the 1960s before breaking up. She would remarry and have children, becoming a...
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Claire Wineland Obituary (AP News)

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Alene Duerk Obituary (AP News)

Alene Duerk (1920 – 2018), was the first female...

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Nathaniel Reed Obituary (AP News)

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Dick Leitsch Obituary (AP News)

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Samuel Tom Holiday Obituary (AP News)

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Dorothy Cotton Obituary (AP News)

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Gena Turgel Obituary (AP News)

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Alfie Evans Obituary (AP News)

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Christian Mondor Obituary (AP News)

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