Lucy Grealy

 

 

Age: 39

 

Summary: poet and author best known for her 1994 memoir Autobiography of a Face, about her experience growing up with an extreme facial disfigurement and the multiple surgeries to correct it.

 

 

Cause of Death: Apparent suicide by drug overdose

 

Born: June 3, 1963

 

Died: December 18, 2002

 

Location: Manhattan, New York