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Photos: Remembering Elmore Leonard

10:07 AM, Aug 20, 2013   |    comments
  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 17: Writer/executive producer Elmore Leonard of the television show 'Justifield' speaks during the FX portion of the 2010 Television Critics Association Press Tour at the Langham Hotel on January 17, 2010 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES - MAY 24: Author Elmore Leonard (L) signs a copy of his novel 'Up In Honey's Room' on May 24, 2007 at Book Soup in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
  • Writer Elmore Leonard at the 'Justified' Press Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel on June 10, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California.
  • Elmore Leonard and Leah Sydney pose for a photo at PEN USA's 19th Literary Awards Festival on December 2, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California.
  • NEW YORK, NY - MAY 23: Elmore Leonard attends the 70th Annual Peabody Awards at The Waldorf-Astoria on May 23, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES - MAY 24: Author Elmore Leonard poses during a portrait session prior to a reading and signing of his latest novel 'Up In Honey's Room' on May 24, 2007 at Book Soup in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK - MAY 8: Writer Elmore Leonard promotes his latest mystery novel 'Up In Honey's Room' to an audience at Barnes & Noble book store on May 8, 2007 in New York City. The novel takes place during WW ll and includes escaped Nazis running around Detroit. Many in the audience brought their Elmore Leonard collections for the author's autograph. Most well known for his fine use of dialogue, Leonard has written over 30 novels in his long career that began in the early 1950's. Many of his titles
  • NEW YORK - OCTOBER 28: (U.S. TABS AND HOLLYWOOD REPORTER OUT) Author Elmore Leonard participates in the TimesTalks event 'Book To Screen' at the Gramercy Theater October 28, 2003 in New York City. The panel discussion centered on authors works being made into films. (Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES - MAY 24: Author Elmore Leonard poses during a portrait session prior to a reading and signing of his latest novel 'Up In Honey's Room' on May 24, 2007 at Book Soup in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES - MAY 24: Author Elmore Leonard signs a copy of his novel 'Up In Honey's Room' on May 24, 2007 at Book Soup in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES - MAY 24: Author Elmore Leonard speaks prior a signing of his latest novel 'Up In Honey's Room' on May 24, 2007 at Book Soup in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
  • DETROIT, MI - MARCH 03: N'Namdi galler owner George N'Namdi (L)and author Elmore Leonard attend the 'Jackie Brown' screening at the N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art on March 3, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Paul Warner/Getty Images)
  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 17: Writer/executive producer Elmore Leonard of the television show 'Justifield' speaks during the FX portion of the 2010 Television Critics Association Press Tour at the Langham Hotel on January 17, 2010 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES - MAY 24: Author Elmore Leonard (L) signs a copy of his novel 'Up In Honey's Room' on May 24, 2007 at Book Soup in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - MAY 23: Elmore Leonard attends the 70th Annual Peabody Awards at The Waldorf-Astoria on May 23, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Images)
  • DETROIT, MI - MARCH 03: N'Namdi galler owner George N'Namdi (L)and author Elmore Leonard attend the 'Jackie Brown' screening at the N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art on March 3, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Paul Warner/Getty Images)
  • Elmore Leonard and Leah Sydney pose for a photo at PEN USA's 19th Literary Awards Festival on December 2, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California.
  • LOS ANGELES - MAY 24: Author Elmore Leonard poses during a portrait session prior to a reading and signing of his latest novel 'Up In Honey's Room' on May 24, 2007 at Book Soup in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK - MAY 8: Writer Elmore Leonard promotes his latest mystery novel 'Up In Honey's Room' to an audience at Barnes & Noble book store on May 8, 2007 in New York City. The novel takes place during WW ll and includes escaped Nazis running around Detroit. Many in the audience brought their Elmore Leonard collections for the author's autograph. Most well known for his fine use of dialogue, Leonard has written over 30 novels in his long career that began in the early 1950's. Many of his titles
  • NEW YORK - OCTOBER 28: (U.S. TABS AND HOLLYWOOD REPORTER OUT) Author Elmore Leonard participates in the TimesTalks event 'Book To Screen' at the Gramercy Theater October 28, 2003 in New York City. The panel discussion centered on authors works being made into films. (Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES - MAY 24: Author Elmore Leonard poses during a portrait session prior to a reading and signing of his latest novel 'Up In Honey's Room' on May 24, 2007 at Book Soup in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES - MAY 24: Author Elmore Leonard poses during a portrait session prior to a reading and signing of his latest novel 'Up In Honey's Room' on May 24, 2007 at Book Soup in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES - MAY 24: Author Elmore Leonard speaks prior a signing of his latest novel 'Up In Honey's Room' on May 24, 2007 at Book Soup in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
    
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According to Elmore Leonard's website, he 'passed away the morning of Aug.20 at 7:15 AM at home surrounded by his loving family.

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