Funeral Costs for Author Debra Doyle

Science fiction and fantasy author Dr. Debra Doyle passed away of a sudden cardiac event the evening of October 31, 2020 at the age of 67.

Debra was known for her  numerous coauthored novels, her editorial work, her teaching, her doctoral thesis on Old English poetry, and her musical contributions to the Society for Creative Anachronism (under the name Malkingrey). She is survived by her husband  and coauthorJames D. Macdonald, brother John Doyle, and children Katherine, Brendan, Peregrine, and Alexander.

This GoFundMe is to cover funeral costs, the extent of which is not currently known. Any additional funds raised beyond what is needed for burial will be used to ease the transition for her husband, Jim.

A wake will take place after the pandemic eases, as we believe Debra would prefer.

We are accepting messages and memories at this Google Form.


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  • T.E. Lyons 
    • $15 
    • 2 d
  • Joann Koch 
    • $20 
    • 6 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $200 
    • 7 d
  • Devra Langsam 
    • $25 
    • 16 d
  • Nancy Frankel 
    • $25 
    • 19 d
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Peregrine Macdonald 
Keene, NH
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