Student, University Washington, 1941; student, College of Sequoias, Visalia, California, 1952; student, Schaefer-Simmern Institute Art Education, Berkeley, California, 1956-1958; student, Peralta Community College, Oakland, California, 1980-1986.
Principal science illustrator, University of California Paleontology Museum, 1964-1991; freelance artist, California, since 1991.
Member University of California Art Museum, Mendocino Art Center.
Daughter of Bradley Woodruff and Jaime Marie (Singletary) Young. Widowed; children: Patrick Brian and Shannon Jerome.