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HUGO Winning Author Daniel Keyes Has Died 66

camperdave writes Author Daniel Keyes has died at 86. Keyes is best known for his Hugo Award winning classic SF story Flowers for Algernon and the film version Charly. Keyes was born August 9, 1927 in New York. He worked variously as an editor, comics writer, fashion photographer, and teacher before joining the faculty of Ohio University in 1966, where he taught as a professor of English and creative writing, becoming professor emeritus in 2000. He married Aurea Georgina Vaquez in 1952, who predeceased him in 2013; they had two daughters.
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HUGO Winning Author Daniel Keyes Has Died

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  • Re:Sad, but... (Score:2, Informative)

    by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday June 18, 2014 @10:10PM (#47268849)

    He was a Hugo Award winner, whose fiction reflected technology, the effects of technology on human lives, and the nature of the human heart and human mind. I think it fits very well into Slashdot's stated goals.

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