What Happened To Joseph Delaney? Author Passed Away As His Friend Confirmed The News

Joseph Delaney Death on August 16, 2022

English author Joseph Delaney, best known for his series of dark fantasy books, "Spook's," passed away on August 18, 2022.

Born on July 25, 1945, on the brink of the end of the second world war in Preston, Lancashire, England, Delaney has worked on various fantasy books throughout his career.

The first book in the Spooks franchise was released in 2004, "The Spook's Apprentice" is the first tale of The Wardstone Chronicles. With more than two dozen books following the first one, Delaney concluded the series with "The Last Apprentice: The Seventh Apprentice" in 2015.

Joseph Delaney Death, Death Cause And Obituary Notice

On August 18, 2022, Tony Higginson, one of Joseph Delaney's close circle, uploaded a tweet through his Twitter handle @AJHigginson on August 18, 2022, announcing the death of his fellow friend and author Joseph Delaney.

He uploaded a picture of Joseph and a caption, "I worked with him from book one, truly saddened...a friend more than a colleague. RIP Joe"

Furthermore, the tweet also referred to visiting Delaney's Facebook page. His official page thus confirmed his death. It says Joseph Delaney lost his life on August 16 after a prolonged battle with cancer. Therefore his cause of death is cancer.

The post continued and said that to keep his sickness a secret from most people, he continued to write, complete his publisher's requirements, and interact with his readers up to the very end.

However, No other outlets or his family members had reported on his death; thus, the news seemed to come out of nowhere. Besides, his Wikipedia page is yet to be updated with his death. As a result, few specifics have thus far been made public. 

Joseph Delaney Family In Sorrow After Joseph Delaney Demise

Many of his dear followers, fans, and other reputed figures expressed grief and thoughts on his passing and strength to his family.

Delaney introduced a world of English mythology, dark fantasy, and literature to the general public. He changed people's lives, a remarkable legacy to leave behind. Many have sent their condolences to the family on such a tragedy.

"I am so thankful for your work Joe. I am so sad, I wish you peace wherever you are now. My thoughts are with your family." one Facebook user commented on the post, which seems to have worked with Delaney in the past.

Joseph Delaney is the author of Spook's
Joseph Delaney is the author of Spook's( Source : Independent )

Delaney has nine grandkids in addition to her three kids. In 2007, at the age of 58, his wife Marie passed away. 

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What Happened To Joseph Delaney? Battle With Cancer

The Witch's Warning author Joseph Delaney lost the battle with cancer and perished in heaven on August 16, 2022. 

However, his death was not made public until an hour ago when his Facebook page announced the tragedic news and one of his close friends posted on Twitter about his demise.

Delaney was a low-key private person, a thoughtful and generous man who rarely gets into media and paparazzi's entanglement. Hence, he intended to keep his sufferings out of reach to other people and known only to a select few.

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