Nancy Lee Ferris was born in the northwest side of Chicago. She is an alumnus of Notre Dame High School in Chicago and attended Rosary College in Elmwood Park for two years. After college Nancy married and had 2 children. In 1997, when her children were teenagers, they moved as a family to Crystal Lake where she resided before moving to Melody Living’s assisted living facility.
Nancy also has 3 beautiful grandchildren, whom she loves dearly. Nancy's biggest accomplishment is being able to keep a happy family that wants to be together.