A Vermont native who once met Grace Coolidge and later became a friend of her son, John. A graduate of the University of Vermont in 1954 and ever since an inveterate volunteer in a number of worthy causes.
With her late husband, Richard owned and operated an inn in Woodstock village.
She has served on seven state boards by appointment of the Legislature, two Governors and the Vermont Supreme Court. Past President of the local and then the state of Vermont League of Women Voters, she has served as a legislative reporter, written several books on local history and currently writes a column, “Historically Speaking” in the Vermont Standard, a Woodstock weekly.
She has recently been named “Woodstock Citizen of the Year 2000” by the Woodstock Historical Society.
In her capacity as Communications Chairman for the CCMF, she has produced the newsletter and worked with a committee to oversee the making of a 30 minute video on President Coolidge for school children.