This certainly isn't the next blog post about David Trampier that I had planned.
A man with David Trampier's name, matching David Trampier's age and last known location, passed away in Helia Healthcare in Carbondale, IL. I can hope for a case of mistaken identity but this looks like DAT himself. He would have turned 60 on April 22 this year.
Thanks to Charles Akins for reporting the news:
Dave, we hardly knew ye. I hoped that as a community of fans we might better understand you in this series of posts. Like so many great artists, we lost you too early.
All is quiet in Toad Town tonight.
[UPDATE] Castle Perilous game store of Carbondale has more information: