Associate of Arts, Stephens College, 1948; Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University of Illinois, 1951; Master of Library Science, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1970; postgraduate, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1976.
Library director, Harvard (Illinois) Public Library, 1970-1973; librarian, Broward County Library, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1974-1979; librarian, Sheridan (Wyoming) County Library, 1980; librarian, Arizona Department Corrections, Tucson, 1981-1983; senior librarian, California Department Corrections, Chino, 1983-1984; librarian, branch head, Desert Hot Springs (California) Branch Library, 1984-1985; librarian, branch head, Indio (California) Regional Branch Library, 1985-1989; branch head, Desert Hot Springs (California) Library., 1989-1994; retired, Desert Hot Springs (California) Library., 1994.
First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1958-1959. Member American Library Association, Rotary International, DAV, Phi Museum.
Married Albert Raisbeck, August 25, 1951 (divorced 1955). 1 child, Rory John; married Richard Lutz, October 8, 1960 (divorced 1972). Children: Eve Lutz-Smith, Elizabeth Lutz Roush, Lewis.