Miss Elinor was a lifelong resident of Canton, having attended Plain Center School and graduated from McKinley High School. She received a McDowell Club Scholarship and studied piano with Florence Nusly in her teen years. After attending Heidelberg College she returned to Nusly School to teach. When she isn’t playing she enjoys attending musical performances and sketching. Miss Elinor celebrated her 40th anniversary with Canton Ballet retiring on her 90th birthday in 2018.