Peggy Sawyer lived in Ashland, Oregon, where she practiced homebirth midwifery care that included homeopathy from 1982 to 2003. She was the mother of five including her youngest, twin boys. She was the grandmother of two children whom she had the privilege of catching at home.
On December 4, 2003, Peggy died of an aneurysm at age 50. She is survived by her dedicated husband, Willie, who hopes to carry on her work.