In a bit of unfortunate news today, The New York Times reported this morning that best-selling author, Tom Clancy, passed away this morning in a hospital in Baltimore. Clancy was only 66 years old.
Tom Clancy's publisher confirms to the NYT that he died last night in a hospital in Baltimore.
— Julie Bosman (@juliebosman) October 2, 2013
Ubisoft took to their Facebook page today to share the news of his passing.
“We are saddened to learn of Tom Clancy’s passing and our condolences go out to his family. Tom Clancy was an extraordinary author with a gift for creating detailed, engrossing fictional stories that captivated audiences around the world.”
“The teams at Ubisoft, especially at the Red Storm studio, are incredibly grateful to have collaborated with and learned from him, and we are humbled by the opportunity to carry on part of his legacy through our properties that bear his name.”
Our thoughts are with the Clancy family today. Feel free to leave a comment about your favorite read from Clancy or one of the many games his name is tied to.