Highly educated, intelligent, and cultured-but also ambitious and hardworking-LindaViney had a remarkable five-decade career in psychology. Her career was formed from her highly developed intellectual talent for absorbing and creating knowledge and her ambitious, diligent, and industrious approach to research. Friends describe not only her intellect and creative ideas but her warmth and sense of humor. Linda had the unique quality of being able to connect with people outside academia in a way that made them feel special and unique. She was ambitious academically, but personally humble, generous, and kind.