Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University, 1952.
Advertising copywriter Sears Roebuck & Company, Chicago, 1953—1955, Ruthrauff & Ryan, Inc., Chicago, 1955—1957, Foote, Cone & Belding, Inc., Chicago, 1963—1966. Public relations director Institute International Education, 1958—1960. Accountant executive Daniel J. Edelman & Associates, 1961—1963.
Expert witness on nuclear waste legislation United States Congress, 1977, 79.
Research director Pollution and Environmental Problems, Inc., Palatine, Illinois, 1972—1984. Founding member, president Illinois Safe Energy Alliance, Chicago, 1973—1983. Organizer solar energy forum Harper College, 1975.
Proposer, drafter Illinois Nuclear Power Evaluation Act, 1978. Board directors Fox Valley Mental Health Association, Elgin, Illinois, 1976—1978. Member of National Resources Defense Council, Barrington Writers Workshop, Sierra Club.
Married Paul Stewart Quigg, November 26, 1966. Children: Paula, Jeanne, Mary.