Obituary: David Widdicombe

Canadian screenwriter, playwright, and director David Widdicombe (b.1962) died on July 8. Widdicombe won the Aurora Award in 2001 for his stage play Science Fiction. His comedy Santa Baby was named best film comedy at the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival in 2006. Other works included the plays Dinosaur Dreams, Swamp Baby & Other Tales, and The River Lady. Widdicombe had suffered a series of small strokes and died from a large stroke.