Neil Young Shares Heartfelt Tribute For Late Ex-Wife Pegi

first_imgEarlier this week on New Year’s day, Pegi Young, longtime wife of iconic singer/songwriter Neil Young until their divorce in 2014, passed away after a one-year battle with cancer.Pegi was a singer, songwriter, and most notably an activist who co-founded the Bridge School in Northern California for severely disabled students and their families with her ex-husband,  and went on to help create the annual fundraising concert which hosted the likes of David Bowie, Simon & Garfunkel, Bruce Springsteen, Phish, Pearl Jam, Metallica, and many more. Neil and Pegi’s son, Ben, has cerebral palsy and is among many Bridge School alumni.Neil Young shared a heartfelt tribute with lyrics from Harvest Moon’s “Such A Woman”, as well as a message for Pegi on the Neil Young Archives website, which you can read below.[H/T JamBase]last_img

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