The young adult author Walter Dean Myers 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 Walter Dean Myers and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
National Book Award-winning author of young adult novels, he iss best known for Fallen Angels, a book unique among others in its genre for its use of adult language and its realistic portrayal of war.
He was born in West Virginia and was raised in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. He later settled in New Jersey with his wife and child. His son, Christopher Myers, also became an illustrator and author.
How did Walter Dean Myers die?
Walter Dean Myers' death was caused by pneumonia.
|Cause of death||Pneumonia|
|Age of death||76 years|
|Profession||Young Adult Author|
|Birthday||August 12, 1937|
|Death date||July 1, 2014|
|Place of death||Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, United States|
|Place of burial||Cedar Hill Cemetery Mill Hall, Clinton County, Pennsylvania, USA|
Quotes by Walter Dean Myers
I talk to myself out loud at times, and feel embarrassed when people overhear me.Walter Dean Myers
New York is my favorite city.Walter Dean Myers
America believes what’s good for us is good for the world. It’s very difficult to understand that that’s not necessarily true.Walter Dean Myers
I came to Harlem from West Virginia when I was three, after my mother died. My father, who was very poor, gave me up to two wonderful people, my foster parents.Walter Dean Myers
I think that what we need to do is say, ‘Reading is going to really affect your life.’ You take a black man who doesn’t have a job, but you say to him, ‘Look, you can make a difference in your child’s life, just by reading to him for 30 minutes a day.’ That’s what I would like to do.Walter Dean Myers