Bachelor, New York University, 1953.
Associate, Institute for International Education, New York City, 1953-1955; secretary, Zeigler Brothers, Inc., Gardners, Pennsylvania, since 1993.
Active Southern Poverty Law Center, Adams Company Arts Council. Member of League of Women Voters (board directors, vice president 1969-1990, 1999—2001), International Platform Association.
Married Eric Walter Gritsch, June 4, 1955 (divorced 1993). Children: Deborah, Erika.