(81 years) Forever
Died: 2 September 1973
Bournemouth, Dorset, England, UK
(bleeding ulcer and chest infection)
Tolkien had the name Lúthien engraved on Edith's tombstone at Wolvercote Cemetery, Oxford. When Tolkien died 21 months later on 2 September 1973, at the age of 81, he was buried in the same grave, with Beren added to his name.