Sfas Emes - died of writer's cramp?
From Wikipedia article on Sfas Emes:
During the Russo-Japanese War many of his young followers were drafted into the Russian Army and sent to the battlefields in Manchuria. Alter was very worried over these devotees and would constantly write to them. It began to be detrimental to his health. On 11 January 1905 (5 Shevat 5665) he died at the age of 57 of writer's cramp.
Can someone die from writer's cramp?