Veronique Peck Obituary

OBITUARY

Veronique Peck dies; Gregory Peck’s widow was L.A. philanthropist

 

 

 Gregory Peck with daughter Cecilia, left, and wife Veronique in 2000 at the Cannes Film Festival. (Jack Guez, Agence France Press / May 16, 2000)

 

Veronique Peck helped her husband raise $50 million for the American Cancer Society in the late 1960s, and she supported a South L.A. theater and the L.A. Public Library.

 

By Valerie J. Nelson
Los Angeles Times
August 19, 2012

 

French-born Veronique Peck, who was the widow of actor Gregory Peck and an ardent supporter of civic and cultural causes in her adopted country, died Friday of heart failure at her Los Angeles home, her family said. She was 80.

 

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