Peggy Fortnum


Age: 96

British illustrator who depicted the lonely immigrant bear Paddington in a series of children's books by BBC-TV cameraman Michael Bond as the character was soon immortalized along with Winnie-the-Pooh, Little Bear, and the Berenstain Bears.

Cause of Death: Complications from dementia

Born: December 23, 1919

Died: March 28, 2016

Colchester, England