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.