Marcie Gallacher grew up in East Lansing, Michigan, and resides in Wilton, California. She graduated from Brigham Young University in 1981 with degrees in Education and Communication Disorders. After marrying Gray Gallacher, they became the parents of four children. Professionally, Marcie is a high school teacher and a writer. She is the author of four young adult novels and the five volume historical fiction series, A Banner is Unfurled. Marcie has served in many Stake and Ward callings, and is currently Relief Society President in her ward. Marcie especially enjoys equestrian sports, reading, the outdoors and spoiling her two adorable grandsons.