Farley Mowat

Farley Mowat's Death

Born (Birthday) May 12, 1921

Death Date May 6, 2014

Age of Death 92 years

Cause of Death N/A

Place of Death Port Hope, Canada

Place of Burial Burgeo

Profession Novelist

The novelist Farley Mowat died at the age of 92. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

A Canadian writer and environmentalist, he is best known for such novels as People of the Deer (1952) and Never Cry Wolf (1963). His popular works have been translated into more than fifty languages.

He attended the University of Toronto, where he studied biology. Early in his career, he published a nature newsletter entitled Nature Lore.

His short story, Eskimo Spring, won the University of Western Ontario’s President’s Medal.

Personal Life

He was born in Belleville, Ontario. His two marriages–to Francis Thornhill and Claire Wheeler– produced a total of two sons.

He and Edward Abbey are both well-known environmentalists.

How did Farley Mowat die?

Mowat collapsed at his home. The cause of death was not immediately disclosed. From an early age, Mr. Mowat (rhymes with “poet”) was stricken with what he called “virus arcticus,” or arctic fever.