Writer Katherine Lawrence died March 25 in Tucson, Arizona. She was 49.San Bernardino, Calif., native was born Kathy Selbert and used that name through 1990. After graduating from the U. of Washington she wrote for animation, live action TV and computer games as well as short stories and non-fiction books. She received a Writers Guild nom in 1996 for the show “Hypernauts.” Her TV animation credits include “X-Men Evolution,” “ReBoot,” “Mighty Max,” “Beetlejuice” and “Jim Henson’s Muppet Babies.” Lawrence also worked on video games including “Stratosphere” and “Mario is Missing” and cowrote the feature “Secret of Mulan.” She is survived by a sister and her parents. Donations may be made to the Science Fiction Writers of America Emergency Medical Fund, www.sfwa.org.