Obit Elmore Leonard

August 20, 2013 - 10:36 AM
FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 file photo, Author Elmore Leonard, 86, smiles during an interview at his home in Bloomfield Township, Mich. Leonard, a former adman who later in life became one of America's foremost crime writers, has died. He was 87. His researcher says he passed away Tuesday morning, Aug. 20, 2013 from complications from a stroke. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)