Director of Cadbury
Today is the anniversary of the death of Dorothy Adlington Cadbury, who died on this day in 1987.
As a botanist, Dorothy was an expert on pond weeds.
Dorothy was also a Quaker, and she was devout her entire life through.
In 1937, she joined the Wildflower Society, and every year she would write down records, taking notes on the landscape her. Then, she’d send them to the Society as soon as the first signs of life happened in her garden and in the world around her. Sometimes when spring came early, she sent the records as early as the first week of March.
Dorothy was also a business person. She was the director of Cadbury, the world's second-largest candy company.