Sanora Babb Death Cause and Date

Sanora Babb's Death

Born (Birthday) April 21, 1907

Death Date December 31, 2005

Age of Death 98 years

Cause of Death Natural Causes

Profession Novelist

The novelist Sanora Babb died at the age of 98. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

An American fiction writer and poet, she is particularly known for the novels An Owl on Every Post and Whose Names Are Unknown. Her other works include Told in the Seed, The Lost Traveler, Cry of the Tinamou, and On the Dirty Plate Trail: Remembering the Dust Bowl Refugee Camps.

She grew up in the Otoe Native American territory, an area of present-day Oklahoma. She married cinematographer James Wong Howe in 1937.

Babb died Dec. 31 of natural causes at her Hollywood Hills home, said her agent and literary executor, Joanne Dearcopp. She was the widow of Oscar-winning cinematographer James Wong Howe.