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Mary Tyler Ivins

Born: 1944 AD
Died: 2007 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Columnist

1944 – She was born on the 30th day of August this year in Houston, Texas.


1966 – She matriculated to Smith College, earning a BA this year.


1970 – She left the Tribune to write for the Texas Observer from this year to 1976.


1982 – She then wrote for the Dallas Times Herald from 1982 until the paper’s demise in 1992.


1999 – She was diagnosed with stage III inflammatory breast cancer.


2003 – Her cancer recurred in 2003 and again in late 2005.


2006 – She reported that she was again undergoing chemotherapy.


2007 – She died at her Austin, Texas home in hospice care on January 31st of this year, at age 62.