Peggy Carter helped found SHIELD after Steve “died”.
It was founded at the camp that Steve trained at.
On marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, Agent Ward says “Someone really wanted our initials to spell SHIELD”
Peggy created and named the entire spy organization after STEVE’S SHIELD.
OH MY FREAKING GOD.
it gets better.
Peggy Carter was motivated to further acts of heroism by the death of her love interest.
In the Peggy Carter story, Steve Rodgers got Fridged.