Guy East Death: Shawn Johnson Father, Guy East Dies Unexpectedly

Guy East Death – Cause of Death: Shawn Johnson Father, Guy East Dies Unexpectedly.

On December 27th, 2022 Guy Madison East passed away unexpectedly in his sleep. He was a man of God, loving husband, father and grandfather.

Guy loved the Lord, was dedicated to the scriptures, lived a life of integrity and he did everything in his power to help others do the same. He was a family man, always there for his children and grandchildren and always constructing ways to bless, encourage and teach them. He truly lived life to the fullest in every category, he was a triathlete, beekeeper, master tradesman, author, innovator, entrepreneur, coach, volunteer, scoutmaster, devout follower of Christ, loving husband and father, and a faithful friend to many. He served his friends, family and peers with great kindness and generosity. He encouraged those around him to seek greatness and did everything in his power to help them achieve it.

Words fall short of expressing our grief for your loss, as we mourn with family and friends for this great loss. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you. Please receive our heartfelt condolences.

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READ MORE: Dean Young Poet Obituary – Cause of Death: Former Texas poet laureate, Dean Young dies following battle with COVID

Former Texas poet laureate, William Livingston Chair of Poetry for University of Texas, and renowned educator, Dean Young has passed away at the age of 67.

Young died from natural causes on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, after a brief illness with COVID.

Young was a contemporary American poet in the poetic lineage of John Ashbery, Frank O’Hara, and Kenneth Koch. Often cited as a second-generation New York School poet, Young also derived influence and inspiration from the work of André Breton, Paul Éluard, and the other French Surrealist poets.

He received his MFA from Indiana University. In 2008, Young became the William Livingston Chair of Poetry of the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin.

His most recent books are Bender: New and Selected Poems, Fall Higher and The Art of Recklessness.

Young was awarded the Colorado Prize for Poetry for “Strike Anywhere”, has received a Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University, and has been awarded fellowships by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (2002) as well as from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. His work has been included in The Best American Poetry anthology multiple times, dating back to 1993.

He was the Poet Laureate for Texas in 2014.






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