Dorothy B. Whitney was a well-known and accomplished regional painter in New England. After receiving her degree, Dorothy attended Fitchburg University in Massachusetts. She lived in Fitchburg her entire life and was a special education teacher there for over thirty years. Dorothy wrote poetry throughout her life and, after retiring from teaching, she went back to school and received her C.N.A.
Dorothy was always devoted to helping others and became a nurse’s aide in a local nursing home in Massachusetts. Dorothy stayed active her entire life with her art and writing.