Gay Miller was born and raised in Southern California. She taught with several school districts after graduating from Cal State Northridge with a degree in English. She taught second grade for about 20 years at First Presbyterian Weekday School. She has tutored all grades and continues to do so. She and her husband moved to Portola in 2011. Gay enjoys golfing, reading, quilting, and most outdoor activities. She has 5 grandchildren who hold a very special place in her heart.