Frank Conroy’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 15, 1936

Death Date

Apr 6, 2005

Age of Death

69 years

Cause of Death

Colon Cancer

Place of Death

Apr 6, 2005



The memoirist Frank Conroy died at the age of 69. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

An American author, he is remembered for his acclaimed memoir Stop-Time, which was nominated for the National Book Award. His other works include Midair (a short story collection) and Body and Soul (a novel).

He married Maggie Lee. Born in New York, he died of colon cancer in Iowa at the age of sixty-nine.

Frank Conroy, the author of the classic memoir “Stop-Time” and an influence on generations of young writers, died yesterday at his home in Iowa City. He was 69. The cause was colon cancer, said his wife, Margaret.