Although she was offered a position at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Bev, who had worked
in radio in her hometown of Fort Dodge, Iowa, accepted a job at KRSN in 1953.
A mom who stayed home to raise her four children, Bev soon found herself volunteering for
numerous tasks at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, where she served as president of
IHM's Altar and Rosary Society.
Asked to conduct the local blood drive, Bev and her helpers made sure that folks from the Hill,
took time out to give blood, an effort she coordinated for fifteen years. When Los Alamos
received the President's Honor Award, Bev traveled to Fort Worth, Texas to accept the honor.
"Volunteering requires a lot of hours," she said. "It's a lot of work if it's done right, and
you still have to call upon many people to help you."
Additional biographical material can be found in the Los Alamos Monitor of April 2, 2000.
Written by Karen Nilsson Brandt, copyright ©