Death of Ruth Cavin

October 15, 1918 - January 9, 2011
White Plains, New York | Age 92

Editor of mystery novels dies at age 92
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HILLEL ITALIE, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Ruth Cavin, a longtime and late-blooming editor at St. Martin's Press who worked on hundreds of mystery novels in a career that began in her 60s and became so revered she was unofficially known as the "First Lady of Mysteries." has died.

Her daughter Nora Cavin said she died Sunday morning at White Plains Hospital in New York. Ruth Cavin was 92 and had continued to work at the St. Martin's division Thomas Dunne Books —...

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