Linda Schertz (’72), 68, of Denton, Professor Emeritus of education, died Jan. 22. She was a member of the President’s Council. She worked at UNT from 2001 to 2005. Linda earned her degrees from North Texas, Texas Woman’s University and the University of Texas at Austin. She taught at Angelo State University, TWU and Texas Wesleyan University. She authored textbooks and children’s books and traveled in China, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Russia, Poland and South Africa as a member of early childhood education delegations. Linda was recognized three times as Houston ISD Outstanding Young Educator and Teacher of the Year, served as a member and counselor for the International Honor Society for Educators and the National Association for the Education of Young Children. She was married to Terry Schertz (’76) and established The Terry H. Schertz Endowment Fund.