Aaron Latham, Screenwriter, Journalist, and Author, Dies at 78

From a story on variety.com by Brian Steinberg headlined “Aaron Latham, Writer Whose Texas Monthly Story Inspired ‘Urban Cowboy,’ Dies at 78”:

Aaron Latham, a screenwriter, journalist and author whose story in Texas Monthly inspired the 1980 smash “Urban Cowboy,” died July 23 in Pennsylvania of complications from Parkinson’s disease.

Latham was married to “60 Minutes” correspondent Lesley Stahl. He died at Bryn Mawr Hospital in Bryn Mawr, Pa. Stahl and the couple’s daughter, Taylor Stahl Latham, a producer on the Apple TV+ drama “Servant,” were with him as he died.