Neil Young Experiences Heartbreaking Loss

Pegi Young, 66, died after a year-long fight with breast cancer. She was an activist, philanthropist, musician, mother, and former wife of Neil Young.

Our hearts go out to the rocker and his children, grieving due to the tragic news. Young’s social media was used to make a statement expressing their condolences.

“With great regret, we confirm that on January 1st, after a yearlong fight with cancer, Pegi Young – mother, grandmother, sister, auntie, singer, activist, and co-founder of the Bridge School – passed away surrounded by her friends and family in her native California. We ask that the families’ privacy be respected at this time.”