Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, Superior, 1964. Master of Science in Teaching, University Wisconsin, Superior, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1975.
Art teacher Denfeld High School, Duluth, Minnesota, 1964-1966. Art supervisor McCaskill Laboratory school, instructor art education University Wisconsin, Superior, 1966-1971, coordinator art therapy program, professor art, 1973-1987, professor emeritus, from 1987. Workshop leader Art Therapy - Creativity in Superior, 1977-1987, Panama City, Florida, 1990-1998.
Instructor, lecturer Capstone House, since 1990.
Coordinator Annual Arts for Handicapped People University Wisconsin, Superior, 1980-1987. Volunteer Visual Arts Center, Panama City, since 1988. Member American Association Artist-Therapists, Nature Conservancy, National Museum of Women in the Arts.
Married William Harwood Whitsitt, December 28, 1942 (divorced 1962). Children: William Harwood, Richard LeRoy, Lynne Marie.