75, British-born resident of Canada.
Mary is a retired TV writer and licensed pilot as well as a grandmother. She is a member of the steering committee for Women in Black Los Angeles chapter. She is also a member of the Writer's Guild in Los Angeles and has been to Palestine 7 times and Iraq once since 2002. She was on the first voyage into Gaza last August
She was attacked, beaten and robbed by Jewish settlers during 2002
"I was helping Palestinian villagers pick their olives in Yanoun village when the settlers came down from the Itamar settlements and attacked us."