How Octavia E. Butler Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Octavia E. Butler reached the not so modest age of 58 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous novelist.

Biography - A Short Wiki

The first American science fiction writer to receive the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship, she published such popular titles as Kindred (1979) and Fledgling (2005). She is also known for her Patternist, Lilith’s Brood, and Parable series.

Her father died when she was a baby, and she was raised in Pasadena, California by her mother and grandmother.

How did Octavia E. Butler die?

Octavia E. Butler's death was caused by Stroke.

Information about the death of Octavia E. Butler
Cause of deathStroke
Age of death58 years
ProfessionNovelist
BirthdayJune 22, 1947
Death dateFebruary 24, 2006
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

Religion kept some of my relatives alive, because it was all they had. If they hadn’t had some hope of heaven, some companionship in Jesus, they probably would have committed suicide, their lives were so hellish.

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My race and sex had a great deal more to do with what people believed I could do than with what I actually could do.

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As a black and as a woman, I didn’t think that I would really want to live in any of the eras before this, because I would inevitably be worse off. I would have spent more time struggling just to prove I was human than doing my work.

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Religion is everywhere. There are no human societies without it, whether they acknowledge it as a religion or not.

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Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over.

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