AB, Brown University, 1969. Master of Science in Liberal Studies, Columbia University, 1970. Master of Arts, Western Connecticut State University, 1980.
Reference librarian, Brown U., Providence, 1970-1974; assistant library director, U. Connecticut, Waterbury, 1975-1987; library director, U. Connecticut, Waterbury, since 1987; president, Swift Editorial Superior vena cava syndrome, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1982-1993.
Secretary Fox Hill Lake Association, Ridgefield, since 1982. Volunteer ranger Ridgefield Conservation Commission, since 1982. Member Ridgefield Chorale, since 1976.
Trustee UU Society Northern Fairfield County, West Redding, Connecticut, 1984-1985. Museum guide Keeler Taver Museum, Ridgefield, 1974-1983, member, since 1974. Member American Library Association, Association College and Research Libraries (membership chairman New England chapter 1981-1983, member-at-large 1988-1990, treasurer 1993-1995), New England Library.
Association (life), Connecticut Library. Association (executive board 1980-1983, conference chairman 1982-1983), Beta Phi Museum.
Married Peter Easton Swift, June 28, 1969 (divorced April 1981).