author michael crichton died of cancer

Michael Crichton Died

Author Michael Crichton died yesterday unexpectly after a private battle of cancer. His last published book was "Next" in December of 2006 and created the drama "ER". He was 66.

 "While the world knew him as a great story teller that challenged our preconceived notions about the world around us -- and entertained us all while doing so -- his wife Sherri, daughter Taylor, family and friends knew Michael Crichton as a devoted husband, loving father and generous friend who inspired each of us to strive to see the wonders of our world through new eyes," the statement said. "He did this with a wry sense of humor that those who were privileged to know him personally will never forget."

"He will be profoundly missed by those whose lives he touched, but he leaves behind the greatest gifts of a thirst for knowledge, the desire to understand, and the wisdom to use our minds to better our world," the statement added.

He will be missed.

Author: christin Posted: 11/5/2008
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