Can you show us the story? I ask because, yes, 'used to + base verb' is for things that no longer happen; however, it seems to me, that the story does not pretend to know now. That is to say, the story is talking about a specific scenario in the past. As an above poster mentioned, CCQs would follow As:
"She used to wear nice hats."
Fid she wear nice hats when I knew her? Yes.
I's this something that happened in the past? Yes.
Does it happen now? Don't know.
But I can't say too much without seeing the material.