Dorothy “Dottie” Anne Daugherty
A memorial service for Dorothy “Dottie” Anne Daugherty, 87, Lawrence, will be held at 2 p.m. on, October 1, 2022 at Plymouth Congregational Church in Lawrence. Dottie passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.
Dottie was born on May 22, 1935 in Batavia, NY, the daughter of Ralph W. and Wilma (Hammond) McCray. On June 27, 1959, Dottie married Don Gene Daugherty in Madison, WI before settling in Lawrence in 1963. Mrs. Don Daugherty was an active member of the Lawrence community and her church, attending Plymouth Congregational and working as an administrative assistant for the Douglas County Extension Office for a number of years.
Dottie had a lifelong passion for gardening and flower arranging and was a member of the Prairie Arces Garden Club. She honed her passion for gardening by becoming an Extension Master Gardener whose skill was featured in the Oct 23rd, 1988 issue the Journal-World Don preceded her in death on December 22, 2016.
Survivors include her son, Scott Daugherty, Lawrence; daughter Lynn Cachey, Johnsburg, IL; two grandchildren, Michelle Cachey and Elizabeth Cachey; two sisters, Ethel Riker, Oroville, CA, Alice Campbell Elkhart, Indiana; brother, Charles Mosher, Newfield, NY; and cousin, Edna Federer, Ithaca, NY.
Memorial contributions may be made in Dottie’s name to Plymouth Congregational Church and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.