Derry was born and raised in southeastern Ohio, attended Ohio University (although she is a huge Ohio State football fan), and has never regretted her decision to relocate to the beautiful state of Colorado. She has several years’ experience in Sales and Marketing, particularly in the field of Residential Senior Care communities, and has also worked in the role of Administrative Assistant for various companies. Derry has two grown sons, Adam and Nathan, who live in Colorado with their families. Having come from a long line of very talented quilters, knitters, etc., Derry takes great pride and enjoyment in carrying on the family tradition by creating fiber/textile works of art. She also likes traveling, and enjoying all Colorado has to offer, especially hiking.