About the Author
Ruth Maxa Filer, wrote this Deland Biography with a combination of Intuitive guidance and rigorous research spanning over 20 years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Whitworth College, a Masters of Arts and PhD both from the University of Washington. Her doctoral dissertation was, 'Experience as a Mode of Learning in adulthood' She taught college classes for 12 years. Other writings include poetry, technical writing in adult education and public administration.