Lynn spent a forty year career in psychiatric nursing at the renowned Menninger Clinic and at the VA Mental Health Clinic in Topeka Kansas. She is a graduate of Edinboro State University and attended nursing school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After a lifetime in Kansas and upon retirement she returned to Cleveland where her family had an art gallery originating from the early 1920's. Lynn has a deep interest in the arts and in issues that involve women, those disabled and veterans. She volunteers at the Cleveland Sight Center in the Adult Literacy Program and serves on several Sight Center committees. Her other interests include gourmet cooking, design, art, music, standard schnauzers, horses, and travel.