Shortly after the death of Jack Crusher, his widow Beverly and son Wesley relocated to St. Louis, in part because of its distance from the larger cities of San Francisco and Paris. There, Dr. Crusher joined in a private practice with Dr. Tina Halloway, and also took her first dance lessons at a local community center. After participating in the All City Dance Competition, she took part in the St. Louis Theater League's production of the play Kiss Me, Kate. The Crushers remained in St. Louis until Beverly was offered the post of chief medical officer of the USS Horatio in 2357. (TNG novel: Losing the Peace)
- The TNG episode: "Data's Day" first mentioned Beverly Crusher's participation in the St. Louis competition, but the dates were unestablished.