Born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1946. Active duty, US Navy, Seaman, Personnelman, 1965-1967. Former staff for the Arizona Convention Bureau and Pointe Resorts. Since 2008, she has volunteered many hours as the Phoenix VA Medical Center’s Library, Stockroom, and Women Veterans Clinic. She designed and developed a program to track pregnant veterans outsourced to civilian hospitals along with the Baby Baskets for Pregnant Veterans program. This basked program was also adopted as a national project supported by the Daughters of the American Revolution. She is a member of Salt River WAVES, the WAVES National organization, and is currently working with Operation American Patriot and is the Central and Northern Arizona Coordinator for the Mission In America Project. MIAP locates unclaimed cremains of veterans and arranges proper military burial with full military honors.