How Did journalist Lucinda Franks Die? Family Details To Follow

Journalist Lucinda Franks died at a vulnerable age. She was survived by her husband Robert M. Morgenthau and left him her net worth. Please read below to know her family details.

Popularly known as a journalist, Lucinda had written for popular magazines including The Atlantic, The New Yorker, and The New York Times Magazine.

She was also an author who published numerous books. Here are her top-rated ones – Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me, My Father’s Secret War: A Memoir, Wild Apples, etc.

Lucinda Franks Age: How Old Was She?

Lucinda Franks passed away at the age of 74 years.

She was just 24 years old when she won the Pulitzer Prize. She had reported on Diana Oughton‘s life and death which led her to become the youngest person to win the prize.

Franks had completed her Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature from Vassar College. Immediately after her graduation, she worked as a staff writer at United Press International in 1968.

Franks Husband And Family Details To Know

Lucinda Franks was married to her husband, Robert M. Morgenthau, in 1977.

At that time, Robert was a widower and had been working as a lawyer. He passed away two years back, in 2019.

According to Wikipedia, Robert and his wife are survived by their two children, Joshua Franks, and Amy Elinor.

Lucinda was born to Lorraine Franks and Tom Franks in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Lucinda Net Worth Explored

The NYT journalist Lucinda Franks didn’t unveil her net worth before she passed away.

Since she has been active since 1968, we can confirm that her worth is more than just a million. According to her LinkedIn profile, she had also worked as a visiting professor in various universities.

Lucinda Franks Obituary

According to Lucinda Franks’s obituary, she died on May 6, 2021.

As per the reports claimed by The New York Times, her cause of death has been revealed to be cancer. Reportedly, she had died at the home of her husband’s family in Hopewell Junction, Hudson Valley.

Updated: September 28, 2021 — 7:39 am

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