The novelist Neal Cassady died at the age of 41. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
A colorful American figure of the Beat Generation, he served as the model for the character of Dean Moriarty in Jack Kerouac’s 1957 novel, On The Road. Cassady’s own published works include Pull My Daisy (a poem) and The First Third (a novel).
He fathered four children, had an ongoing affair with Allen Ginsberg, and was married to two women simultaneously.
“I became the unnatural son of a few score of beaten men.” (Neal Cassady)