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Jean Cunningham Grant, speech pathologist
March 11, 1929 -- Feb. 6, 2006

Jean D.S. Cunningham Grant of Medina, Ohio, a speech pathologist, died Monday in Life Care Center, Medina. She was 76.

Born Jean D.S. Cunningham in Glasgow, Scotland, she had a speech pathology practice and taught dramatics, acting and elocution in England and the United States.

She had a licentiate degree in elocution from the London College of Music and a master's in speech pathology from the University of Buffalo.

In 1951, she married Andrew C. Grant, and they later moved to Buffalo, where she opened Cunningham Speech and Drama School.

Mrs. Grant had been director of speech pathology at DeGraff Memorial Hospital, North Tonawanda, speech pathologist at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and ran a private speech pathology practice in the Town of Tonawanda.

She later had a speech pathology practice in Wooster, Ohio.

Mrs. Grant was a life member of the American Speech and Hearing Association and was licensed to practice speech pathology in New York, Florida and Ohio.

Her husband is deceased.

Survivors include a son, Thomas of Lodi, Ohio; a daughter, Nicola of New Palestine, Ind.; a brother, George Cunningham of Elmira; a sister, Mae Cunningham Wham of Glasgow; and four grandchildren.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Woodlawn Cemetery, Lodi, Ohio.


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