Born May 3, 1954, Kathy is the youngest of five children and has never been married. Originally from the New York City area, raised in Yonkers, NY, she graduated from Roosevelt High School and then went to Texas for college and to get away from my folks. Kathy currently lives in Houston, TX, where she is a homemaker, residing with Bud Battle, a dear old friend.
In high school, Kathy protested the Vietnam War especially when her brother, Tom, went off to serve due to the draft. He came home a different person; it has taken her half a life time to understand why. Kathy states: “For that understanding, I have the vets that I have met in the last few months to thank.”