George Booth Obituary: New Yorker Cartoonist, George Booth Dies At 96

George Booth Obituary – Cause of Death: New Yorker Cartoonist, George Booth Dies At 96.

New Yorker cartoonist, George Booth died at his home in Brooklyn on November 1, 2022 from complications of dementia at the age of 96.

Booth’s cartoons usually feature an older everyman, everywoman, or everycouple beset by modern complexity, perplexing each other, or interacting with cats and dogs.

Born in Cainsville, Missouri, Booth was the son of schoolteachers; his mother, Irma, was also a musician and fine artist and cartoonist, and his father, William, became a school administrator in Fairfax, Missouri, where Booth grew up on a farm.

Booth’s cartoons have been collected in the following books; Think Good Thoughts About a Pussycat (1975), Rehearsal’s Off! (1977), Pussycats Need Love, Too (1981), A Friend is Friendly (1981), among others.

The National Cartoonists Society recognized his work with the Gag Cartoon Award in 1993 and the Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010.

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