WRITER & CONSERVATIONIST GRAEME GIBSON DEAD AT 85

Sep 18, 2019

By Christine Ross

Share on

Tributes are flooding in for celebrated Canadian author and conservationist Graeme Gibson. The Canadian novelist and longtime partner of Margaret Atwood had been suffering from dementia.


photo: CTV News

Gibson died Wednesday in London, where he had accompanied Atwood for the release of her latest book. In a statement, Atwood said that she and other family members were devastated but also grateful for his wise, ethical and committed life. Among other titles, Gibson wrote Five Legs and Perpetual Motion and was active with numerous organizations including PEN Canada and the World Wildlife Fund. Gibson has a daughter with Atwood and two sons from a previous relationship. Graeme Gibson was 85.

Join Our Fan Club
Coverage Area
Downtown Toronto
96.7FM
Toronto HD
96.3 HD-2
Kingston to Windsor, Parry Sound to Pittsburgh
AM740
ZoomerRadio Logo

Recently Played: