Bachelor in Business Administrn., Thiel College, 1968. Master of Library Science, University Pittsburgh, 1974. Student, Columbia Theological Seminary, 2002—2005.
Business manager Pittsburgh Pastoral Institute, 1968-1970. Administrative assistant Council Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1970-1972. Director career planning library University Pittsburgh, 1974-1978.
Writer, since 1978; library Pittsburgh Institute Mortuary Science, 1991—2001, instructor business English, 1992-1998. Member site-based management team Fox Chapel Area High School, 1999-2001. Library Lauri Ann West Memorial Library., since 2007.
Instructor beginning genealogy, 1991-1998, since 2007. Book reviewer College Placement Council, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1977-1978. Consultant State Affiliated Colleges and Universities, 1976.
Group leader Johns-Norris Associates, Pittsburgh, 1975-1976.
Board directors Lauri Ann West Library., Pittsburgh, 1983-1984. Active Parent-Teachers Association, 1985-1991. Member peace and justice committee Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church, 1994-2000, deacon, 1995-1998, member library committee, 2000-2002.
Member spiritual life committee East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 2002-2005, library committee, 2005. Member American Association of University Women (board directors Fox Chapel Area branch 1980-1991, 2001-2003, 05—), Les Lauriers (senior women's honorary at Thiel College), Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society (library research committee 1990-1994, education committee since 1992), Beta Phi Museum.
Married David Michael Egelston, October 10, 1975. 1 child, Brian David.