AB, San Jose State University, 1941. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1953. Certificat d'Etudes Degré Supérieur, University Paris, Sorbonne, 1972.
French instructor San Jose (California) State University, 1946-1950. Assistant to director Bancroft Library. University California, 1951-1953.
Assistant to president Cutter Laboratories, Berkeley, 1953-1956. Corporation officer Wescosa, Inc., California, 1956-1968. French teacher Colonial School District Plymouth-Whitemarsh Senior High School, Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, 1970-1980.
Supervisor management services Philadelphia Belt Line Company, 1980-1984. Freelance writer, translator, secretary, 1984-1988. Executive secretary to director Doctor Barry N. Lurrie Document Imaging Systems UNISYS Corporation, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, since 1988.
Vestry and Accounting warden Episcopal Church, since 1977, education coordinator, 1976. Member American Association of University Women, National Association of Female Executives, American Council Teaching Foreign Languages, American Mensa (Northeast United States regional coordinator), Women's International Trade Association, Women's Transportation Seminars (national board), Pi Lambda Theta, Alpha Chi Omega.
Married Taufek H. Ramsey, July 12, 1950 (divorced). Children: Stephanie, Karin.