In Memoriam: Sally Ann Herman Lunt, 1929-2016

Sally LuntSally Lunt, a psychotherapist, an activist for women’s rights, and a former social work professor at Boston University, died at an assisted living community in Cambridge, Massachusetts, from complications following a fall. She was 86 years old.

Lunt grew up in Mount Vernon, New York. Her father was an attorney and a judge. She graduated from Hood College in Maryland and later earned a master of social work degree at Simmons College in Boston and a doctorate from Harvard University. Lunt then became a social worker at Massachusetts General Hospital and began a psychotherapy practice in Cambridge. She only worked with women patients.

Lunt was a political activist for women’s causes and active in the National Women’s Political Caucus and the Boston-based nonprofit, Our Bodies, Ourselves. Dr. Lunt taught in the social welfare and law program at Boston University from 1965 to 1978 and earned a law degree at the Massachusetts School of Law when she was in her 60s.

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