Pepper LaBeija 1948 – 2003
LaBeija died in 2003 from a heart attack in New York at the age of 54. For the final ten years of LaBeija life, LaBeija was largely bedridden due to type 2 diabetes. Both feet amputated as a result. She had two children and daughter and son.
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The editor and chief of THEGAYUK. All in a previous life wrote and produced songs on multi-platinum records.