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Kay Boone Stewart, American writer, retired academic administrator. Certified teacher elementary education, Arizona. Member American Penwomen (president 1990-1992), Writers Information Network, Kappa Delta Phi.


Stewart, Kay Boone was born on February 2, 1934 in Amarillo, Texas, United States. Daughter of Howard Taft and Olive Eugenia (Greer) Boone.


Student, Phoenix College, 1964. Student, Glendale (Arizona) Community College, 1967. Bachelor in Elementary Education with distinction, Arizona State University, 1969.

Postgraduate, Seattle Pacific University, 1990.


Teacher Glendale (Arizona) Methodist Day School, 1960-1963, Trinity Methodist Day School, Glendale, 1966-1967, Central Methodist Day School, Phoenix, 1967-1968, Catalina Elementary School, Phoenix, 1969-1970, Valencia Elementary School, Phoenix, 1970-1971, Palo Alto Pre-School, Tempe, 1971-1973. Sales representative, educational program Western Public, southwestern states, 1972-1975. District manager Brittanica Films Division, 1975—1978.

Administrator, program developer, teacher Palo Alto and Glendale Methodist Day School. Administrator Skytech Consultant, Inc., Elk Grove, California, 1999. Principal, owner Kay's Kards, since 2001, Glass Painting, since 2002.

Watercolor artist, glass painting Kay's Kards: Giftware, 2003.


  • Certified teacher elementary education, Arizona.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (novel) Chariots of Dawn, 1992, (poetry) Sunrise Over Galilee, 1993, Here's Help, A Management System for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, 1996. (poetry) The Color Red, 1994. Editor Writers Information Network, 1986-1999.

      Composer and lyricist children's and adults' choir music.


Member American Penwomen (president 1990-1992), Writers Information Network, Kappa Delta Phi.


  • Other Interests

    Storytelling, singing, harp, directing children's choir.


Married Robert N. Alkire, July 22, 1952 (divorced August 1971). Children: Shelley Kay Alkire, Kristin Lynne Alkire Porter. Married Elmer Donald Stewart, July 16, 1978.

Howard Taft Boone

Olive Eugenia (Greer) Boone

Robert N. Alkire

Elmer Donald Stewart

Shelley Kay Alkire Stewart

Kristin Lynne Alkire Porter Stewart