On February 7, 2003, LINDADEVORE, peacefully in her home as the snow fell softly outside on February. She had a 4 1/2 month bout with pancreatic cancer that she fought with dignity and grace; an illness that also took her late husband, Dr. Duane DeVore 4 1

2 years earlier. Linda was Chairman of the Dental Hygiene Department of the University of Maryland, and speaker and consultant for many associations and pharmaceutical companies. She is survived by her mother Anne Strauber, her brother Dr. Jerome Meisel; daughter Marva Bailer; son Marc Rubinstein; step-daughter Kate DeVore; and three beautiful grandchildren. Her memorial service will be held Wednesday at the Sheraton Hotel in Columbia, MD. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to UMBF/DeVore Endowment, sent C

O The Linda DeVore Dental Hygiene Endowment Fund, University of Maryland Dental School, 666 W Baltimore St, RM 3-A-17 Baltimore, MD 21202.

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