Bachelor, Bates College, Lewiston, Master of Engineering, 1953. Postgraduate, University Maine, 1957.
Office worker Oldtown High School, Old Town, Maine, 1946—1949. Business assistant Morin's, 1948—1949. Speech assistant Bates College, Lewiston, 1950—1953.
Insurance writer Aetna Life Insurance, Hartford, 1953—1954. Educator/library Lewiston High School, Lewiston, 1954—1955. Library, acquisitions Bates Ladd Library., 1970—1990.
Writer Free-lance Writer, from 2002.
Member of Women's Literature Union (president 1967), Art/Literature Club 2002, Los Angeles College Club 1956.
Married Gregory Daughter of Payne, June 28, 1954 (deceased August 6, 1968). Children: Douglas, Dwight.