Gregory Dale Bear (born Augist 20, 1951; dee'd November 19, 2022) wis a Science Fiction owthor. His wark haes kivered leids o galactic fecht (Forge of God beuks), mim universes (Eon series) an gied evolution (Blood Music, Darwin's Radio an Darwin's Children). Bear wis born in San Diego, California. Frae 1968 tae 1973 he wis at San Diego State Varsity whaur he wis awairdit an A.B. degree. In 1975, he mairiet on Christina M. Nielson, but thay divorced in 1981. He remairiet on Astrid Anderson, the dochter o Science Fiction owthor Poul Anderson, in 1983.