We regret to inform you of the death of Raymond Briggs, a celebrated British illustrator, cartoonist, graphic novelist, and author. Raymond Briggs passed away on August 10, 2022.
Raymond Briggs’ family confirmed his death in a statement.
“We know that Raymond’s books were loved by and touched millions of people around the world, who will be sad to hear this news. Drawings from fans – especially children’s drawings – inspired by his books were treasured by Raymond, and pinned up on the wall of his studio.
“He lived a rich and full life and said he felt lucky to have had both his wife Jean, and his partner of over 40 years Liz in his life.”
Raymond Briggs Wife
Jean Briggs was Raymond Briggs’ wife. They married in 1963 and she passed away in 1973.