Mary Travers

 

Age: 72

 

Summary: singer-songwriter and one-third of the popular 1960's folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary who joined Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey in the early 1960's and helped to popularize such tunes as Puff (The Magic Dragon) and If I Had a Hammer, in which the trio mixed their music with liberal politics, both onstage and off.

 

 

Cause of Death: Leukemia

 

Born: November 9, 1936

 

Died: September 16, 2009

 

Location: Danbury, Connecticut