How Did Stuart Woods Pass Away? 84-Year-Old Best-Selling Thriller Author Checks Cause of Death
Stuart Woods, an American author, passed away recently. He was a best-selling mystery author who had won awards and led, as his book rightly noted, an opulent life. He reportedly passed away on July 22, 2022, at his home in Washington, Connecticut, according to reports. Woods’ wife, Jeanmarie Woods, who also happens to be his only close relative, confirmed his passing. Following the news’s release, online users began expressing their sincere condolences for him. At the time of his death, he was 84 years old.
Stuart Woods’ wife, Jeanmarie Woods, did not provide any additional information regarding the tragic news she had received. Because of this, his exact cause of death is still uncertain. Mr. Woods, a daring licensed private jet plane pilot and trans-Atlantic sailor who also had homes in New York, Maine, and Florida, added his writing profession in a somewhat haphazard way. But once he began writing, he was able to parlay a $7,500 advance for his debut novel, “Chiefs,” in 1981 into a lucrative career as a one-man fiction factory, turning out as many as five thrillers year, one of which served as the basis for a six-hour CBS miniseries in 1983.
A Santa Fe defense lawyer named Ed Eagle, a Georgia senator who is elected president named William Henry Lee IV, a retired Army major turned Florida police chief hired by the C.I.A. named Holly Barker, and a police detective who leads production for a Hollywood studio in the 1970s named Rick Barron are just a few of the characters he created over the course of four decades. Another travel book by Mr. Woods is A Romantic’s Guide to the Country Inns of Britain and Ireland (1979).
On January 9, 1938, Stuart Chevalier Lee was born in Manchester, Georgia’s west central region. Stuart Franklin Lee, a gas station owner who fled the country when his son, then just two years old, was taken advantage of by a bottling company, and Dorothy (Callaway) Lee, a church organist, were his parents. Since his mother had wed Angier David Woods when Stuart was six years old, he took on his stepfather’s last name. Following his graduation from the University of Georgia with a sociology degree in 1959, Mr. Woods served in the Air National Guard. Instead of succeeding in his goal of becoming a journalist after arriving in New York, he got work at an advertising agency and then relocate