Bachelor of Music with honors, University Oregon, Eugene, 1957.
Elementary teacher Springfield United States dollar, Oregon, 1957—1958. Vocal music teacher Berkeley United States dollar, California, 1958—1961, San Jose United States dollar, 1961—1966. Literature teacher Napa United States dollar, 1966—1967.
Vocal music teacher San Jose United States dollar, 1968—1999, retired, 1996, part-time teacher, 1996—1999. Choir director various church, Oregon, California, 1955—1983, Pilgrim Haven Retired Home, Los Altos, California, 1969—1972, The Fun Time Singers, Campbell, California, 2000—2002.
Education advisory committee Restoration of the Statue of Liberty and The Bicentennial of the Constitution, Washington, 1986. Vocal music teacher Castillero Music Performance. Volunteer Salvation Army, Sunnyvale, vice president women's auxiliary.
Volunteer Menlo Park Presbyterian Church. Deacon Chancel Choir. Member of Music Educators National Conference.
Married Steven Mead Garner, February 24, 1952 (divorced December 15, 1987). Children: Shelia Christine Garner-Ward, Mark Steven.