Born deaf at Edmonton, AB; special oral class and then rural public school until spending teen years at the Alberta School for the Deaf, graduating 1974. Alberta College for 2 years, then one year at Gallaudet College but dropped out to get married and raise a family. While a mother, contracted enchepalitis and took nearly 10 years to recover. Returned to school at Grant MacEwan Community College, earning a degree in 2000. Worked for various agencies as a social worker for the deaf.
Deaf Women of Canada, p.44.