Ivan Doig


Age: 75

Summary: award-winning author whose books set in his native Montana made him one of the most respected writers of the American West who wrote 16 books, including the so-called McCaskill trilogy about a fictional Montana family covering the first 100 years of state history, and whose 1979 memoir This House of Sky was a finalist for the National Book Award.

Cause of Death: Multiple myeloma

Born: June 27, 1939

Died: April 9, 2015

Seattle, Washington