Mary Travers of Peter, Paul and Mary dead at 72
Published 09/17/2009, The Associated Press
BOSTON — Mary Travers, who as one-third of the hugely popular 1960s folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary helped popularize such tunes as “Puff (The Magic Dragon)” and “If I Had a Hammer,” died in a Connecticut hospital Wednesday after battling leukemia for several years. She was 72.Word count: 1134
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