Bachelor of Music, De Paul University, 1969. Master of Library Science, Rosary College, 1978.
Teacher music, Komarek Schools, North Riverside, Illinois, 1969-1971; circulation and reformed assistant library, De Paul University, Chicago, 1971-1977; reformed library, De Paul University, Chicago, 1977-1985; head reformed library, De Paul University, Chicago, 1985-1993; information specialist, Motorola, Schaumburg, Illinois, since 1993. Consultant American Association Individual Investors, Chicago, 1984. Member library board Probus Public, Chicago, since 1993.
Literacy volunteer High School District 214, Arlington Heights, Illinois, since 1993. Member Special Libraries Association, Society Competitive Information Professionals.
Married John I. Rycombel, June 18, 1977.