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Tributes to sci-fi writer Ray Bradbury, dead at 91

Cebu : Philippines | Jun 07, 2012 at 12:40 AM PDT
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Skooter reporting 06/07/12

Mark of respect flowed in for science fiction writer Ray Bradbury, author of “Fahrenheit 451” and other dystopian post-war classics, who died aged 91. Bradbury died Tuesday in Los Angeles after an undetermined “lengthy illness” according to his publisher HarperCollins.

Tributes for Bradbury came in from no less than the President of the United States, Barack Obama, Steven Spielberg and writer Stephen King.

Ray Douglas Bradbury was born August 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois. He is survived by his four daughters and eight grandchildren. His wife, Marguerite, died in 2003.

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