Downtown Asheville

Real Norma Rae dies
Real 'Norma Rae' dies of cancer
After her insurer delayed treatment
*CRYSTAL LEE SUTTON (formerly Crystal Lee Jordan), the North Carolina union organizer who was the inspiration for the movie "Norma Rae," died on Fri., Sept. 11, 2009 | She died of brain cancer after a battle with her insurance company, which delayed her treatment, reported Facing South magazine. Crystal was 68. | For complete article, visit or Click Here>