Amy Krouse Rosenthal


Age: 51

popular children's book author, filmmaker, and public speaker who completed more than 30 books, including journals, memoirs, and the best-selling picture stories Uni the Unicorn and Duck! Rabbit!, but who started a very different conversation earlier this year with a widely read "Modern Love" column she wrote for the New York Times that brightened lives with her generous spirit and broken hearts when she told of learning about her fatal diagnoses of being terminally ill and offered tribute to leaving behind her husband Jason Brian Rosenthal, whose essay was titled "You May Want to Marry My Husband".

Cause of Death: Ovarian cancer

Born: April 29, 1965

Died: March 13, 2017

Chicago, Illinois