Linda K. Gunter, instructor

July 23, 2013

Linda K. Gunter, who taught the Alexander Technique of posture and movement to help reduce muscular pain, died July 17 at a hospital in White Marsh, Md. She was 64.

The cause was complications from ovarian cancer, said a daughter, Meghan Hiscock.

Linda Karen Gunter had been teaching the Alexander Technique at her home in Silver Spring for 28 years. In the 1980s, she also worked as a veterinarian’s assistant at the Carney Animal Hospital in Baltimore and ran her own dog training business.

She studied ballet at the Peabody Dance Institute in Baltimore for three years, and was also trained at the Urbana Center for the Alexander Technique in Champaign, Ill. She was a Friends of the National Zoo volunteer and was a member of Sandy Spring Friends Meeting.

Survivors include her husband of 28 years, Robin Hiscock of Silver Spring; a daughter, Meghan Hiscock of Washington; her mother, Roberta Gunter of Red Lion, Pa.; her father, Theodore Gunter of Baltimore; a sister; and a brother.

— Trishula Patel

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