Clifford D. Simak – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

Clifford D. Simak died at age 83, impressive. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding novelist Clifford D. Simak's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

The author of such award-winning science fiction novels as Way Station and City, he explored themes of time, place, and religion in his works.

After graduating from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, he worked for several Midwestern newspapers. In 1933, he began publishing his stories in pulp magazines.

His best-known work, City, describes a world taken over by dogs. The novel won the International Fantasy Award in 1952.

How did Clifford D. Simak die?

Information about the death of Clifford D. Simak
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death83 years
BirthdayAugust 3, 1904
Death dateApril 25, 1988
Place of deathMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Place of burialN/A


"We said, there's another second gone, there's another minute and another hour and another day, when, as a matter of fact the second or the minute or the hour was never gone. It was the same one all the time. It had just moved along and we had moved with it."

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"If mankind were to continue in other than the present barbarism, a new path must be found, a new civilization based on some other method than technology."

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"What do you mean by faith? Is faith enough for Man? Should he be satisfied with faith alone? Is there no way of finding out the truth? Is the attitude of faith, of believing in something for which there can be no more than philosophic proof, the true mark of a Christian?"

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"It is only of life on Earth, however, that one can speak with any certainty. It seems to me that all life on Earth, the sum total of life upon the Earth, has purpose."

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"When I talk of the purpose of life, I am thinking not only of human life, but of all life on Earth and of the life which must exist upon other planets throughout the universe."

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