Born in Sydney, Kit’s schooling was interrupted by WW2, and necessitated a move to Bathurst for the high school years.
She graduated in 1951 from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Arts and a Diploma of Teaching.
She was assigned to Cowra, and there she met Don. When he accepted a job in Sydney in 1953, they decided to marry, and in early 1954, Kit received a transfer and they settled in Peakhurst, beginning a family which grew to 2 boys and 2 girls.
Moving to Goulburn and then to Biloela in 1962, gave her the opportunity to resume teaching, but moving again to Adelaide in 1970, back to Biloela in 1971 and finally to Brisbane in 1972.
In 1976-77 she trained as a school counsellor and worked at Indooroopilly High until retirement.
In 1987 they settled on a farm near Gympie, and she also resumed guidance counselling part time and became chair of Gympie Skillshare.
Eventually retiring again they moved to the Sunshine Coast where she was active wih the University of the Third Age, organizing many outings.
She assisted at QAM, particularly on Open Cockpit Weekend and other aircraft museum functions.