Death of Norman Bridwell

February 15, 1928 - December 12, 2014
Cape Cod, Massachusetts | Age 86

Clifford creator dead at 86
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By LEANNE ITALIE, The Associated Press

Norman Bridwell, a soft-spoken illustrator whose impromptu story about a girl and her puppy marked the unlikely birth of the supersized franchise Clifford the Big Red Dog, has died at 86.

Bridwell, who lived for decades in a house with a bright red door on Martha's Vineyard off Cape Cod in Massachusetts, died Friday at Martha's Vineyard Hospital, where he had been for about three weeks after a fall at home in Edgartown, his wife, Norma, said. Read Complete Obituary

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