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OBITUARIES : BRIAN GARFIELD, 1939 - 2018

Jan 10, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Novelist Brian Garfield, whose murderous vigilante classic "Death Wish" launched a film franchise starring Charles Bronson, has died at age 79.

Garfield died Dec. 29 at his home in Pasadena, literary agent Judy Coppage said Monday.

A New York City native who grew up in Arizona, Garfield wrote dozens of books in a variety of genres, from thrillers to war stories, and his worldwide sales topped 20 million copies.

Many of his works were adapted into feature films and television mo...