Diploma in art, Cleveland Institute Art, 1938. Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Case Western Reserve University, 1938.
Graduate assistant in art education, Kent (Ohio) State University, 1939-1940; art teacher, Akron (Ohio) and Cleveland Public Schools commercial artist, Benjamin Franklin Goodrich Company, Akron, 1942-1944; subordinate art teacher, Akron Public Schools sketch artist numerous events, Akron, 1945-1991. Portrait sketch artist for various companies, including Estée Lauder, O'Neil's Department Store, Polsky's, Summit, Rolling Acres, Chapel Hill, Walden Books, K-Mart.
Member Cuyahoga Valley Art Center, Women's Art Museum, Akron Art Museum, 1963-1994, Republican National Committee, 1998, New Republican National Fund. Member Woman's Art League Akron (secretary 1962), Ohio Watercolor Society, International Society Poets (life, Outstanding Achievement in Poetry Silver award 2003).
Married Walter Ernest Lawrence, September 27, 1941 (deceased December 2001). 1 child, Phillip Lauffer.