New York Times media columnist David Carr died of complications from metastatic lung cancer, according to autopsy formula expelled Saturday.
Julie Bolcer (BOHL-suhr), a mouthpiece for a New York City medical examiner’s office, pronounced a autopsy shows heart illness also contributed to his death.
Carr, 58, collapsed during a newspaper’s domicile and died on Thursday.
He wrote a newspaper’s Media Equation mainstay and penned a discourse about his quarrel with drug addiction. He was lauded as “the excellent media contributor of his generation” by Times’ Executive Editor Dean Baquet.
Carr’s 2008 discourse “The Night of a Gun” traces his arise from heroin addict to singular father lifting twin girls to sobered-up media columnist for a Times. The book also minute his life as a cancer studious as he battled Hodgkin’s lymphoma.