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Edward Gorey

Age: 75

eccentric writer and illustrator known for his macabre pen-and-ink Edwardian drawings and his morbid sense of humor. A prolific writer, Gorey wrote more than 100 books, which include The Gashlycrumb Tinies. He illustrated the opening and closing credits on PBS's Mystery.

Died: Yarmouthport, Mass., April 15, 2000

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