Frances Kroll Ring
 


 

Age: 99



Summary: writer and one of the last living links to novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald (d. 1940) who began working as Fitzgerald's secretary and typist in 1939 when he was sending out short stories, working occasionally for Hollywood studios, and writing the manuscript The Love of the Last Tycoon during his last days while he was considered washed up as a writer, dating gossip columnist Sheilah Graham (his wife Zelda was in a mental institution on the East Coast), drinking too much, health failing, and later died before the manuscript was finished.




Cause of Death: Complications from a fall



Born: May 17, 1916


 
Died: June 18, 2015



Location:
Benedict Canyon, California