Student, Los Angeles City College, 1946. Student, University of California at Los Angeles, 1945. Certified, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Maryland, 1982.
Certified, University Maryland, 1980.
Dispatcher, C&P Telephone Сompany, Washington, 1947-1952; engineering technician, C&P Telephone Сompany, Wheaton, Maryland., 1964-1971; computer analyst, David Taylor Naval Research and Development Center, Annapolis, Maryland., 1971-1973; engineering technician, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, 1973-1990; legal researcher, Richard C. Goodwin, Attorney, Annapolis, 1988-1997; cartographer, Annapolis, since 1965; consultant, Chris Beard Attorney, Annapolis, since 1997. Member Governor's Task Force Long Term Care of Handicapped, Baltimore, 1988-1991;Chief Executive Officer Barbara & Associations, Annapolis, since 1990, consultant firm, Annapolis, since 1985.
Board of directors Beverley Beach Civic Association, Mayo, Maryland., 1970-1978, Annapolis Head Injury Support Group, Annapolis, 1983-1985. Consultant, chair March of Dimes, since 1988. Member National Wildlife Foundation, Maryland.
Head Injury Foundation, Arthritis Foundation, Hi Friends (chief Executive officer since 1985), Women of the Moose.
Married Ralph Eugene Darr, July 17, 1948 (deceased October 1994). Children: Victoria Regina, Michael Christopher.