Sorry to hear this. I am glad that the movie gave him more widespread recognition in his final years. His stuff wasn't always my cup of tea, but I admired the fact that a guy like him (a Joe Blow) could make it as a writer.
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."
This thing is great. The best parts are the guy's contract with himself to keep from masturbating and another featuring master/slave terms. Though I hope I destroyed those pictures my ex and I took when we went on that cruise. Much fun.