Besides a career as a writer, the late novelist was a teacher at the University of New Mexico. She once published a book titled "Who Killed My Daughter", which was about her search to answers concerning the death of her daughter, Kaitlyn Arquette.
She died on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, after collapsing in the kitchen. This is according to her husband, who gave the announcement on Facebook.
Apart from her career as a writer, Duncan taught journalism at the University of New Mexico. She reportedly has fifty published novels to her name.
One of her popular novels was about her search for answers concerning the death of her 18-year-old daughter, Kaitlyn Arquette.
Arquette was killed in 1989 as a college student. She was shot while driving home from a friend’s residence.