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By People Staff
Updated December 24, 1997 12:00 AM
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Virginia Best Adams, 96, the widow of master nature photographer Ansel Adams and a member of the board of the Sierra Club, died Jan. 29. . . American sportswear giant Bonnie Cashin, 84, died Thursday in Manhattan . . . . Doris Kenner-Jackson, 58, of the vocal pop group the Shirelles (“Soldier Boy”), died of breast cancer in Sacramento, Calif., Friday. . . Oklahoma’s Carl Albert, 91, who as speaker of the House of Representatives twice found himself next in line to the Presidency (during the administrations of Kennedy and then Nixon), died Friday in his home state. . . Todd Karns, who played Jimmy Stewart’s younger brother, Harry Bailey, in 1946’s “It’s a Wonderful Life,” 71, died of cancer on Saturday at his home in Mexico, where he lived since 1971.