John and Dorothy Cody - 60 Years Together

Drs. John and Dorothy (Casto) Cody, Hays, will celebrate their 60th anniversary March 19th, 2015. They were married in Little Rock, Arkansas. Dorothy attended Duke University Medical School in North Carolina. From 1977 to 1990 she was the college physician at the F.H.S.U. Student Health Center.

John and Dot Cody

John attended medical school at the University of Arkansas and did his psychiatric residency at Menninger’s in Topeka. After a year working as a psychiatrist at Larned State Hospital, he came to Hays to be the psychiatrist and director of the High Plains Mental Health Center, a position he held from 1965 until retiring in 1986.

John has published many medical-art and anatomy illustrative books. He also published the biographies of Emily Dickinson and Max Brodel. He is internationally known for his moth paintings as the Audubon of Moths.

John is a longtime GNSI member who has enriched the GNSI's experience with numerous workshops, articles, art, and auction donations. We wish he and Dot all the luck we have to offer!

Children of the couple are daughter Loren, husband Mark and son Zac, daughter Andrea, and son Ethan, son Graham, wife Renee, and daughter Rowan.

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