Walter Cunningham
By Phillip R Smith   
August 12, 2011

Walter Cunningham

The following was published in the Gainesville Sun, August 8-9:


Dr. Walter Rudolph Cunningham, 66, of Gainesville, passed away at North Florida Regional Medical Center on July 31, 2010. Walter was born on October 17, 1943, in Los Angeles and earned a Ph.D. in Psychology in 1974. He was a professor at the University of Florida for 30 years.

Walter was a chess Life Master and the youngest Master in the U.S. in the late 1950's. He won several chess tournaments in his lifetime. Walter also enjoyed playing soccer, bridge and poker and enjoyed reading history books.

Walter Cunningham may you rest in peace.