Don Figlozzi’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

January 17, 1909

Death Date

June 21, 1981

Age of Death

72 years

Cause of Death




The cartoonist Don Figlozzi died at the age of 72. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Prolific cartoonist most recognized for creating the Popeye comic strip. He won the 2nd and 3rd place honors at Time magazine’s As Seen By Cartoon contest.

He received his formal Arts education at elite colleges like the Pratt Institute and Cooper Union in New York.

He was a member of the highly exclusive National Cartoonists Society until his death.

He died unmarried.

He and artist Paul Thek both studied at Manhattan’s Cooper Union college.