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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.
|Cause of death||Stroke|
|Age of death||58 years|
|Birthday||June 22, 1947|
|Death date||February 24, 2006|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
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.Octavia E. Butler
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.Octavia E. Butler
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.Octavia E. Butler
Religion is everywhere. There are no human societies without it, whether they acknowledge it as a religion or not.Octavia E. Butler
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.Octavia E. Butler