The young adult author Margaret Mahy passed away at age 76, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Margaret Mahy and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Notable for her Carnegie Medal-winning young adult books The Changeover and The Haunting, Mahy also penned the classic and widely-translated works The Man Whose Mother was a Pirate and A Lion in the Meadow.
After studying at both Auckland University College and Canterbury University College, she trained as a librarian and was eventually hired as the Canterbury Public Library’s head Children’s Librarian.
Her numerous literary honors include the 2006 Hans Christian Andersen Award; the 2003 New Zealand Post Children’s Book Award; and the 2005 Phoenix Award.
How did Margaret Mahy die?
Margaret Mahy's death was caused by cancer of jaw.
She was 76. The cause was cancer, a cousin, Ron Mahy, told the BBC. Ms.
|Cause of death
|Cancer of jaw
|Age of death
|Young Adult Author
|March 21, 1936
|July 23, 2012
|Place of death
|Christchurch, New Zealand
|Place of burial
Quotes by Margaret Mahy
"When you are reading, someone has done a lot of work on your behalf, someone has had ideas and has then written and corrected and improved them so that they can be shared."Margaret Mahy
"In a way, the characters often do take over."Margaret Mahy
"They are imaginary characters. But perhaps not solely the products of my imagination, since there are some aspects of the characters that relate to my own experience of a wide variety of people."Margaret Mahy
"I, personally, have found reading a continual support to writing."Margaret Mahy
"Anyone interested in the world generally can't help being interested in young adult culture - in the music, the bands, the books, the fashions, and the way in which the young adult community develops its own language."Margaret Mahy