Natalia Spasky was Alek Spasky's wife. She was born an Ekaterina, but married in to the Lucian Branch. She was a chemist, and worked at the Chernobyl Power Plant under the supervision of the Soviet Union. When the Chernobyl disaster occurred she helped to seal up the power plant to stop the spread of radiation. She died from a radiation related illness as a result of this. Her death very heavily emotionally affected her husband, Alek Spasky, and he visited her grave yearly, in Chernobyl.