Lucinda Christian Porter was born in Syracuse, New York on September 22,1942. She grew up in the Sedgwick section of Syracuse, summering at Skaneateles Lake and Manasquan, New Jersey. She attended Miss Halls School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Bradford College in Haverhill, Massachusetts, University of Colorado (BA) and University of Denver in Denver, Colorado (MA).
As part owner of Harmon's Landing Farm in Snow Hill, Maryland, she operated Oceanside Farm raising Polled Hereford cattle, bred from animals at Dan Story's LS Ranch in Corsicana, Texas. Some of her awards included Grand Champion Female-J.C.Anxiety Miss70 at the Maryland State Fair. Grand Champion Bull-O Kojack At the West Virginia State Fair and Maryland State Fair and Junior and Reserve Grand Champion at the Eastern National Livestock Show.
She spent three months in the Peoples Republic of China, just after President Richard Nixon's visit there, as part of a delegation from the Agriculture Department exchanging ideas of animal husbandry.
In 1978 Lucinda moved to Princeton, New Jersey. She became an active member of the Present Day Club, Women's College Club, Dogwood Garden Club and the Nassau Presbyterian Church.
She was an active real estate agent with Princeton Crossroads which merged with GloriaNilson which later became part of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services.
She was an avid golfer winning the Ladies Handicap tournament at Springdale Golf Club. She was also an avid bridge player.
Lucinda loved traveling and traveled all over the world. But her heart was always at the sea shores, From the Jersey Shores to Assateague to the beaches on the East coast of Florida.
She returned to Fayetteville New York in 2018 to her home on Spyglass Lane to tend her gardens along with her beloved cat Cio Cio San and to be with the family. She loved Brother William W Porter, Niece Melissa Porter and nephews William W. Porter Jr,