Diana Hacker



Age: 61


Summary: educator and textbook author best known for A Writer's Reference, a staple for college freshman that has sold nearly 3 million copies since its first edition in 1989 (now in its fifth edition), who wrote several other handbooks including Rules For Writers and The Bedford Handbook.



Cause of Death: Cancer


Born: July 7, 1942


Died: January 12, 2004


Location: Washington, D.C.