Bachelor in English, St. Joseph College, Emmitsburg, Maryland, 1964. Master of Library Science, Peabody College, 1965.
Music cataloger Nashville Public Library, 1962-1965. Readers services librarian Marquette University, Milwaukee, 1965-1966. Assistant reference librarian California Western University, San Diego, 1966-1967, Marine Corps Development and Education Command, Quantico, Virginia, 1967-1968.
Reference librarian Naval Electronics Laboratory Center, San Diego, 1969-1978. Librarian Naval Health Research Center, since 1978. Consultant in field, San Diego, since 1970.
Leader Girl Scouts United States of America San Diego Imperial council, since 1983. Member Medical Library Association (vice-chairman, military section 1982-1983), Medical Library Group, Special Libraries Association (bulletin editor San Diego chapter 1973-1976), Association Mental Health Librarians, Lambda Iota Tau, Beta Phi Museum.
Married Edmund Preston Aldous Junior, May 21, 1966. Children: Sarah Mary, Brian Edmund, Rachel Elizabeth.