Bachelor with honors, Michigan State University, 1964. Master of Arts, Northwestern University, 1965. Postgraduate, Western Kentucky University, 1969.
Teacher English and United States history Father Ryan High School, Nashville, 1965—1966. Teacher English and journalism Warren County Schools, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1966—1969. Residence hall director Dean Junior College, Franklin, Massachusetts, 1969—1975.
Teacher English King Philip High School, Wrentham, 1970—1971. Preschool teacher Canandaigua Day Care Center, New York, 1979—1985. Teacher Canandaigua Primary School, since 1985.
Vice president Canandaigua Parent-Teachers Association, 1978—1980. Secretary Home Economics Advisory Committee, Canandaigua, 1982—1984. Public relations coordinator Canandaigua Creative Playground, New York, 1984—1985.
Trustee, vice president Canandaigua Arts Center, since 1987.
Married John Nathaniel Cable, July 17, 1965 (divorced). Children: Eric Neil, Amy Lee.