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Elizabeth Duff, 1st woman to drive a Nashville city bus, dies at 72 of COVID-19

Elizabeth Duff grew up sitting in the back of Nashville, Tennessee’s segregated city buses and later became the first woman to operate them. Duff died of COVID-19 last week at age 72. @WillieGeist remembers a #LifeWellLived.

2/28/2021 5:18:00 PM

Elizabeth Duff grew up sitting in the back of Nashville, Tennessee’s segregated city buses and later became the first woman to operate them. Duff died of COVID-19 last week at age 72. WillieGeist remembers a LifeWellLived.

Elizabeth Duff grew up in a time when buses were segregated, but all she wanted was to be at the very front. When the Nashville Metro Transit Authority announced it would open hiring to women, she became the first one to drive a bus in the city. She stayed behind the wheel for 33 years. Duff died last week at 72 from COVID-19. Sunday TODAY’s Willie Geist remembers a life well lived.

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WillieGeist God bless her soul. 🙏🏼🌹 WillieGeist RIP, Ms.Duff. WillieGeist 💔 Rest in heavenly peace, Elizabeth Duff. May God bless & console loved ones with heartwarming memories. Sympathy ShareKindnessNotCovid💕 BeKind WearAMask WillieGeist What a loss to this awful virus. An amazing lady, thank you for highlighting her!

WillieGeist 🙏🏻 Rest In Peace Ms. Duff .. now drive that bus into paradise 🌸💐 WillieGeist Rest peacefully WillieGeist 💔🙏🏻 mitchellreports WillieGeist May you rest in peace. Thank you for all of your hard work. WillieGeist 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 mitchellreports WillieGeist Sad mitchellreports WillieGeist Elizabeth should have had at least 10 more years of well-deserved retirement, rest and relaxation. The Pandemic did not have to be this bad!

WillieGeist RIP, dear Elizabeth. WillieGeist We see you WillieGeist FROM COVID JUST SAD 😔 REST UP Mrs. DUFF LOVE 🙏🏼💛🌹 WillieGeist Thank you. This is my cousin. You did her proud ❤️💔 WillieGeist Thanks for sharing....amazing WillieGeist 🙏 WillieGeist RIP Elizabeth 🙏🏻 WillieGeist A wonderful accomplishment. So sad she had to go so soon. Many things can still be accomplished at 72 and beyond.

WillieGeist May this beautiful soul Rest In Peace.