Mary of Peter, Paul and Mary Trio Dead at 72

Mary Travers of the 1960s folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary died Wednesday after a long battle with leukemia. She was 72. Bandmate Peter Yarrow said Travers handled her disease with "great dignity." "It was, as Mary always was, honest and completely authentic," he said. "That's the way she sang, too, honestly and with complete authenticity," Yarrow told The Associated Press. Travers underwent a successful bone marrow transplant to treat her leukemia and while she could perform after that, she...Full Story
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