Ellen Douglas’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 12, 1921

Death Date

Nov 7, 2012

Age of Death

91 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure

Place of Death

Nov 7, 2012



The novelist Ellen Douglas died at the age of 91. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

A Mississippi-born author of fiction, she is most famous for her National Book Award-nominated novel, Apostles of Light, which deals with the mistreatment of the residents of an elder care facility. Her other works include Where the Dreams Cross (1968) and The Rock Cried Out (1979).

She was born in Natchez, Mississippi and moved around the South during her childhood, spending time in Louisiana and Arkansas. In 1942, she graduated from the University of Mississippi.