Born in Venezuela, she graduated from the North Hampton School for Girls in MA. She attended college at Georgetown Univ., and Carnegie Tech.
She was a very talented artist who loved to travel. She became a resident of Harwich in 1979.
She is survived by her children, Erik Jackson, Yancey Tovar-Rojas and her husband Jay, and Ralph Tovar and his wife Jessi, 5 grandchildren and one great grandchild. She also leaves two sisters, a niece, a nephew, several cousins and her aunt, Caroline Sutton.