Lawrence Person is reporting the death of writer Steve Utley. For some reason, this saddens me far more than I had expected. I never met the man and have read only a few of his stories. But from what I had read, I got the image of a man full of life and enthusiasm. Somehow my world has been diminished.
This follows on the heels of the deaths of mystery writers Margaaret Yorke and Gwendoline Butler.