Linda Joanne Shultz [Lindy] died peacefully on Oct. 28, 2020, at Mount Desert Island Hospital in Bar Harbor, where she was a cancer patient for many weeks. She was born in Manhattan, N.Y., on May 23, 1946, to Raymond and Esther [Thorpe] Shultz. A longtime resident of Mount Desert Island, she was a professional cook for several years before studying to become a massage therapist. Her concern for human rights was the foundation for decades of political activism. She loved animals and felt truly at home “out in nature.” She is survived by cousin Bill Borror and wife, Jo Ruth, of San Antonio, Texas, cousin Rick Wetnight and wife, Sonya, of Brazil, Ind., and cousin Debra Schenin of Miami, Fla. Donations in her memory may be made to the Ark Animal Shelter, Cherryfield, ME 04622 or Peace Ridge Sanctuary, Brooks, ME 04921.