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Richard Stockton Forrest

Richard Stockton Forrest

Male 1933 - 2005  (72 years)

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  • Name Richard Stockton Forrest 
    Born 1933 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Mar 2005  Charlottesville, VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22457  Whitton
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 

    Family 1 Living 
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F8898  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Bolan,   b. Abt 1940,   d. 1996  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F8923  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • FORREST--Richard Stockton. A mystery writer whose novels were published in the U.S., U.K., Japan, Italy, Finland, France, Germany, and Sweden, died on Monday March 14, 2005. He was seventy-two, and lived in Charlottesville, VA. Mr. Forrest's first novel, ''Who Killed Mr. Garland's Mistress,'' was nominated for The Edgar Award. He published over two dozen novels, eight of which, formed The Lyon and Bea Wentworth Mystery Series. Mr. Forrest also wrote several novels under the pseudonym ''Stockton Woods,'' including ''Game Bet'' and ''The Man Who Heard Too Much.'' In 1987, Mr. Forrest, his first wife, Mary Bolan (a geriatric nurse who passed away in 1996), and son, Christopher Forrest (a physician), together wrote ''Retirement Living'' and ''Nursing Homes.'' In the past two years, Mr. Forrest has published several novels serialized in Japan and a new mystery published this year in the U.K. entitled ''Death In The Secret Garden.'' Mr. Forrest is a descendent of Richard Stockton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Hale Forrest, who owns New Plays For Children. Mr. Forrest is also survived by six children, including Remley Forrest Mann (an educator in the U.K.), Katherine Forrest (a partner with the law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP), Bellamy Forrest (Key Set Production Assistant for ''Law and Order: Special Victims Unit''), Richard S. Forrest, Jr (with the International Labor Organization In Geneva), Christopher Forrest, M.D., Ph.D. (on the faculty of Johns Hopkins University), Mongin Forrest (the permanent Representative of the Danish Parliament to The European Union), fourteen grandchildren, and two step children, Laura Whitton Secor (a writer) and Robert Whitton (a businessman in Hawaii).