Nov. 24, 1888 Bodega Sonoma County California, USA
Oct. 30, 1979 Santa Rosa Sonoma County California, USA
She graduated from San Jose State with a BA in art with a teaching degree. Her first teaching job was in Hawaii. After a long trip in Europe in 1955 (where she visited Doris Pelloux and her husband in Germany) she was having pain in her leg and was diagnosed with Paget's disease of bone. She wore a leg brace from then on. She never complained and was always upbeat about life.