Female wrestling legend Penny Banner passed away Monday night in her sleep at 73 after a long battle with cancer. Known in the mainstream for dating Elvis, she is the only woman in the St. Louis Wrestling Hall of Fame and was inducted into the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame in NY in 2005. You can read about her at WrestlingObserver.com and SLAM! Wrestling.
Also recently passed is Leo Garibaldi. Cowboy Bill Watts sent a letter to Jim Ross about Penny and Leo’s deaths, that J.R. posted here.
Our condolences go to their loved ones.