Bruce Cassiday

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Bruce Cassiday (1920–2005) was an American writer and editor. He was the author and editor of pulp fiction, suspense and espionage stories, Gothics, medical melodramas, radio and TV dramas and novelizations, "how-to" books on landscaping, home carpentry, solar houses, ghostwritten biographies, and reader's guides on detective, mystery and science-fiction literature. [1]

Cassiday was born on January 25, 1920, in Los Angeles, California, and went to UCLA. Among his pseudonyms were Con Steffanson, Annie Laurie McAllister, Annie Laurie McMurdie, Mary Ann Drew, C.K. Fong. He also collaborated with other authors. [1]

He was married to Doris Galloway in 1950, and they had a son and a daughter. He died in Stamford, Connecticut, on January 12, 2005, of Parkinson disease, from which he had suffered since 1999.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Bruce Cassiday obituary, The Independent, February 11, 2005