Life & Career Edit
According to the 1940 census, she lived in Hackensack, New Jersey with her mother Carmen, a widow and music teacher. In 1952, she collaborated with songwriter Joan Javits on the book for musical Gabit: or, The Daisy Star . She later became a writer for the New Yorker, Holiday Magazine, Modern Bride, House & Garden, Sports Illustrated, Christian Science Monitor, and Fodor's.
After writing a piece on Caribbean travel for a travel magazine in the 1960s, she founded Caribbean Home Rentals and Villas, International, a high-end rental agency with properties in Mexico, the Caribbean, Greece, Portugal, and Spain. 
She retired to West Palm Beach, Florida and joined the Audubon Society of the Everglades in 1985. She passed away in 1995, at age 75.