Family Secret Cheesecake

2 c. graham cracker crumbs
1 1/3 c. sugar
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 c. sour cream
1/3 c. butter, softened
3 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
3 eggs
1(21 oz.) can cherry pie filling

Thoroughly blend first two ingredients and 1/3 cup sugar. Press firmly against bottom and 2 1/2-inches up sides 8-inch spring-form pan.
Beat cream cheese until flufly. Gradually add remaining 1 cup sugar and vanilla; beat in eggs, one at a time. Blend in sour cream. Spread in prepared pan. Bake in preheated 350 degrees
oven 60 to 70 minutes or until firm. Turn off oven. Leave door ajar and allow cheesecake to remain in oven 1 hour. Chill 4 hours or overnight. Remove side of pan and add cherry