BUDDY HOLLY inspiration Peggy Sue Gerron has passed away

Peggy Sue Gerron, the namesake for Buddy Holly's "Peggy Sue" and "Peggy Sue Got Married" passed away in Lubbock, Texas, Monday morning at the age of 78.  

She was actually the girlfriend, and later wife, of Crickets drummer Jerry Allison. 

Peggy Sue went on to become the first licensed female plumber in California, a columnist, radio host and was named a spokesperson for the U.S. National Coalition Against Domestic Violence in 2008

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