In a message posted to Fb on July 7, the author introduced that her father, writer Stephen Lewis Cotler, and her sister, cartoonist Ariana Elise Cotler (also referred to as Violet Charles), have been killed in a automobile crash. They have been 77 and 37, respectively.
“I’ve misplaced my father and my sister,” Quinn wrote. “As a result of a catering firm didn’t safe their load and canvas baggage spilled onto the freeway. As a result of a pickup driver thought nothing of driving whereas his blood alcohol stage was almost 3 occasions the authorized restrict. I’ve misplaced my father, and I haven’t got my sister with whom to grieve.”
Quinn revealed she and her sibling had not too long ago completed writing a graphic novel that was devoted to their dad. “It’s going to nonetheless be devoted to our father,” she continued. “It will not be a shock anymore, however I would wish to assume he suspected we would do it. He knew us so properly. He was our dad.”