Lynn Hamilton, R.I.P.

Lyn Hamilton, the Toronto-based mystery writer best known for her series of novels featuring archeologically-minded sleuth Lara McClintoch, died Thursday after a battle with cancer. She was 65. Janet Rudolph has a more detailed obituary, saying that there will be no funeral service at her request but celebration with friends will be held later. Donations in Lyn’s name may be sent to the Canadian Opera Company or the Princess Margaret Hospital.