Deaths of note from around the world:
Elena Akhmilovskaya Donaldson, 55: Once ranked the second-best women’s chess player in the world, moved to Seattle after eloping in 1988 with the captain of the U.S. chess team when they were both playing at a tournament in Greece. She went on to win the U.S. women’s chess championships in 1990 and 1994, and tied for first in 1993. Died Sunday, nine months after being diagnosed with brain cancer.
Lawrence Guyot, 73: Leader in the civil rights movement, lawyer and community activist in Mississippi in the 1960s. Died Nov. 23 at his home in Mount Rainier, Md. He had a heart ailment, his daughter said.
Dann Cahn, 89: Pioneered multi-camera editing on sitcoms in the 1950s and was the last surviving member of the original creative team behind “I Love Lucy." Died Wednesday of natural causes at his West Los Angeles home, according to his son.