| Muree Reaf's background is in nursing, public health and nursing education, with studies in anthropology & sociology. She served in the Peace Corps in Honduras in 1966-68. She lived in Peru 1975-77 while her husband served in the diplomatic service; while there she participated in multinational women's charitable activities. Her varied work in public health centered on providing care and education to and with people of many nations and cultures. Reafs has travelled extensively.