Associate of Arts, Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri, 1952. Bachelor in Psychology, Charminade University, Honolulu, 1975. Master of Education, Pepperdine University, 1976.
Chief Executive Officer, owner, Music in Motion, New York, Los Angeles, Virginia, 1964-1972. Associate director, teacher American Dance Camp, Gulf Port, Mississippi and Millbrook, New York, 1969-1972. Choreographer, instructor Utica Symphony/ Mohawk Valley Performing Arts, Utica, 1979-1989.
Lecturer, dance instructor Keuka College, Keuka Park, New York, 1988-1991. Chairman Northeast Regional Ballet Association, Ithaca, 1981. Board director Association American Dance Company.
New York City; co-owner Wilcox Press, Inc. Member Empire State Plaza Aarts Commission, New York City, since 1997. Consultant in field.
Treasurer Ithaca Downtown Business Women, 1982-1985. President Tompkins County Center for Culture and Arts, Inc., 1976-1979. Instructor, trainer AARP-55 Alive Mature, since 1991.
Member National Dance Association, American Alliance Health, Education, Recreational Dance, American Dance Guild, Aviation Reconnaissance Association (board directors), The Retired Officer Association, Tompkins County Chamber of C., Rotary International, Ithaca Rotary Club (president since 1997), Ithaca Yacht Club, Ithaca Community College, Kappa Delta Pi (national education honor society 1975).
Married Ralph Thuesen, July 19, 1952 (deceased 1984). Children: Nancy Anne, Michael Wilcox.