Basketball Hall of Famer dies at 56

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - OBITUARIES -

Anne Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a na­tional cham­pi­onship at Old Do­min­ion, two Olympic gold medals as a player and an­other as a coach, died Wednesday of heart fail­ure. She was 56.

Donovan’s fam­ily con­firmed the death in a state­ment. Donovan was at the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Ten­nessee, last week­end. She was in­ducted into the Nai­smith Memo­rial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1995, was part of the in­au­gu­ral class of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in 1999.

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