Linda was born in Portland, OR and raised in Lake Oswego, OR.  She graduated from Oregon State University in Elementary Education.  Then transitioned into the business world.  With this change, Linda attended Portland State University for a Post Baccalaureate Degree in Accounting, and then received a CPA certificate.   After 40 years of corporate life, retirement was looming.   When COVID hit, she took full retirement. 
Currently Linda keeps busy in Beaverton Garden Club as the annual Plant Sale Chairmen plus taking care of her own yard, high school class communicator and reunion planning (50th and 55th), and recently signed on as Editor for the Vista House Views Newsletter.   Quote to live by:  There are always things to do.