Graham C. Hunter II

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Obituary

WEATHERSFIELD - Graham C. Hunter II, 63, died March 24, 2011, of a heart attack, at his home.

He was born Aug. 24, 1947, in Boston, Mass., the son of William Armstrong Hunter III and Edith (Fisher) Hunter.

He graduated from Exeter Academy, Princeton University and received his master's degree in architecture from the University of Texas at Austin.

Mr. Hunter married Susan Wickenden on June 13, 1969, in Marion, Mass.

He served in the U.S. Army as a medic and lab technician at Fort Campbell, Ky., during Vietnam.

He was a registered architect and was employed with CVPS in Rutland during the 1990s. He was clerk of the works for several Springfield projects, including the current Ellis Block Restoration Project, and at Vermont Academy. He also worked with Efficiency Vermont for a short time. He designed the Unitarian Universalist Church sanctuary in Springfield and the Vermont Academy Observatory. He was a member of the American Institute of Architects.

Mr. Hunter served as zoning board chief and town and school moderator in Weathersfield. He was an officer with Friends of the Weathersfield Meeting House, board of directors with Lincoln Street, Inc., in Springfield and a member of the former Weathersfield Ambulance Squad and EMT.

He enjoyed sugaring, feeding the birds, planting his garden, playing hockey, reading and liberal politics.

Survivors include his wife and his mother, both of Weathersfield; two sons, Matthew Hunter of Los Angeles, Calif., and Patrick Hunter of Amherst, Mass.; two brothers, William Hunter of Cavendish and Charles Hunter of Bellows Falls; a sister, Elizabeth Hunter of Bandana, N.C.; a nephew and several cousins.

He was predeceased by his father.

The memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 3, at Unitarian Universalist Church. The Rev. Eleanor Rice, pastor, will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to Unitarian Universalist Church, 21 Fairground Road, Springfield, VT 05156.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield.
Published in Rutland Herald on Mar. 28, 2011
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