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Fan petition seeks to build Tom Petty statue in Gainesville

Fan petition seeks to build Tom Petty statue in Gainesville

  • GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Someone has launched a petition to erect a statue of Tom Petty in his hometown of Gainesville, Florida.
  • The Care2 petition has 3,612 supporters as of 9 a.m. Wednesday.
  • The petition has a goal of 4,000 supporters.
  • There is not a plan outlining where the memorial would go, who would pay for a statue or what kind of authority the petition holds as of Wednesday morning.
  • Petty passed away Monday night at the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles after he suffered cardiac arrest at his home.

There is not a plan outlining where specifically the memorial would go.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Someone has launched a petition to erect a statue of Tom Petty in his hometown of Gainesville, Florida.

The Care2 petition has 3,612 supporters as of 9 a.m. Wednesday. The petition has a goal of 4,000 supporters.

There is not a plan outlining where the memorial would go, who would pay for a statue or what kind of authority the petition holds as of Wednesday morning.

Petty passed away Monday night at the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles after he suffered cardiac arrest at his home.

Go to the Tampa Bay Times’ website for more information.

Fan petition seeks to build Tom Petty statue in Gainesville