Bachelor of Science, Michigan State University, 1956. Master of Arts, Pennsylvania State University, 1959.
Assistant home economics editor, Cooperative Extension Service, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1956-1958; project associate, Pennsylvania Forum on Families, University Park, 1979-1980; managing editor, Outdoor Writers Association of America, State College, Pennsylvania, since 1984; publications editor, Outdoor Writers Association of America, State College, Pennsylvania, since 1984. Free-lance writer, editor The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, since 1967, writer, editor audio visual services, 1981-1982. Copy editor Journal of Distance Education Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania 1987-1990.
Board directors Mental Health/Mental Retardation, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania 1984-1991. Member Outdoor Writers Association American. Club: Home Economists in Homemaking (president 1982-1983).
Married Paul Charles Kersavage, September 13, 1958. Children: Jeffrey, Gregory, Bradley, Lisa.