Henry Marcellus (Marc) Cathey, noted horticulturist and administrator, died on 8 Oct. 2008 in his hometown of Davidson, NC, following an extended illness and Parkinson’s disease. Born in Davidson on 23 Oct. 1928, he was the son of the late Carl and Emily Cathey. He had been a member of ASHS since 1954, and, among his many high honors, received numerous awards from ASHS, including the Alex Laurie Award, the Leonard H. Vaughan Award, and the Environmental Quality Research Award. He was named an ASHS Fellow in 1972.
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