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Tuesday, March 03, 2009
In Memoriam :: Scott Symons
"Controversial gay writer Scott Symons, whose scandalous life and 1967 novel "Place d'Armes" rocked Canada's literary world, has died at age 75. The Toronto-born author passed away at a Toronto nursing home on Monday after several years of poor health, his lawyer Marian Hebb said WednesdayShe remembered Symons as a bold personality who never shied away from strong views on politics, love and literature, at times to the detriment of his personal relationships."