Bachelor in Elementary Education, California State College, Los Angeles, 1966. Master of Arts in Elementary Education, California State College, Los Angeles, 1971. Master of Arts in Special Education, California State College, Los Angeles, 1976.
Dental assistant Doctor Bartram, Los Angeles, 1931-1941. Dental clerk, typist, library, 1954-1965. Teacher Los Angeles City Schools, 1966-1979.
Member Society Children's Author and Freelance Writer, National League American Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Women (president Los Angeles chapter 1994-1998), California Federation Chaparral Poets, California Writers Club, Pi Lambda Theta, Alpha Psi.
Married James Lester Crisman July 7, 1941 (deceased 1992). Children: Carol Ann, James Alan. Married Lennart Carlson, February 6, 1993 (deceased 1998).
Married Robert Collier, January 8, 2000 (deceased December 2002).