Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1946. Postgraduate, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1947.
Illustrator Curtiss-Wright Corporation, Columbus, 1944. Advertising-display manager Hickle's Department Store, Lancaster, Ohio, 1947—1948. Private practice Tucson, since 1951.
Speaker in field.
Member of Skyline Art Group (founder 2004), Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild, Society Southwestern Authors (associate), Tucson (Arizona) Museum Art.
Married J. Robert Crooks, April 7, 1951 (deceased December 1988). Children: John R., Kimberly K.