The second daughter of Lindsay Boase, in the jute trade, she gave much of her time to furthering the work of Dundee Infant Hospital, The Lodge, Broughty Ferry. This establishment became a VAD hospital during WW 1. She also supported Dundee Social Union, Grey Lodge, Dundee Women’s Hospital and Nursing Home and the Children’s Holiday Home in Blairgowrie. She was a friend and enthusiastic helper of Florence Horsbrugh (plaque 16); she also enjoyed gardening and fishing.