LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barbara Orbison, widow of rock n’ roll pioneer Roy
Orbison, died Tuesday,December 6 on the 23rd anniversary of her husband’s
death, a family spokeswoman said.
Barbara Orbison died from pancreatic cancer at Los Angeles County-USC
Medical Center surrounded by her sons, said publicist and family spokeswoman
Sarah McMullen. Orbison had been hospitalized since May. Since the 1980s,
Barbara Orbison devoted her time to managing her husband’s estate and
keeping his legacy alive.