Grace was raised in Huntington Park, California. She attended Bell High School and Orange County College. She worked as an executive assistant. She has lived in the Los Angeles area, Hampton, New Jersey and St. George, Utah.
She is survived by her sister, Alice C. Cutwright; granddaughters: Catherine Elliott and Diana Paris, her great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held at a later date in California, at Grace’s request.