Graduated in art education from the University of Idaho
Taught secondary art for 23 years, retiring in 2005, but now teaching community ed. pottery at the College of Southern Idaho and happily throwing pots in some spare time.
Active in the Twin Falls Presbyterian Church as a teacher, choir member, community assistance volunteer and currently as Clerk of the Session.
Married to Dean Tuley, a Buhl high school and BSU grad--son Bryan living in Copper Mtn. Colorado and daughter Danae living in Washington DC. No grandchildren.
Served in 2012 as President of Idaho State P.E.O. (an organization helping women further their education through grants, scholarships and ownership of Cottey College) and currently state webmaster.