Bachelor in Journalism, University Minnesota, 1943. Master of Arts in Mass Communications, San Jose State University, 1972.
Reporter St. Paul Pioneer-Dispatch, 1943-1945. Editor J.C. Penney Company, New York City, 1945-1946. Teacher English and journalism Willow Glen High School, San Jose, California, 1968-1987.
Freelance writer, photographer, since 1947. Consultant in field.
Member American Association of University Women, American Medical Association Alliance, Inc., Society Professional Journalists, Journalism Education Association, California Retired Teachers Association, Women in Communications, Friends of Library., Santa Clara County Medical Association Alliance (past president), Saratoga Foothill Club, Delta Kappa Gamma, Theta Sigma Phi, Alpha Omicron Pi.
Married Newell Edwin Wood, June 13, 1943 (deceased 1990). Children: Terry N., Lani, Brian R., Kevin C. Married F.L. Stutzman, November 30, 1991.