Doris Buchanan Smith

 

 

Age: 68

 

Summary: author of juvenile books best known for the 1973 award-winning A Taste of Blackberries, about a boy who must suddenly cope with the death of his best friend.

 

 

Cause of Death: Bone cancer

 

Born: June 1, 1934

 

Died: August 8, 2002

 

Location: Jacksonville, Florida