Dorothy Cahill, 51, associate producer of Public television’s “Masterpiece Theater” and “Mystery!” at WGBH-TV (Ch. 2), died of cancer Tuesday in Youville Hospital, Cambridge. She was 51 and lived in Boston’s North End.
Ms. Cahill, known as Dali, had been with WGBH since 1973. Earlier she had worked on programs such as “ZOOM,” “Walsh’s Animals,” “Crockett’s Victory Garden” and “Evening at Pops.”
Born in Belmont, she graduated from the Massachusetts College of Art. During the 1960s she taught art at Somerville High School and at schools in Baltimore and on Long Island.
Ms. Cahill’s marriage to George Nick, a Boston artist, ended in divorce.
She leaves her mother, Adeline Cahill, of the North End.
A funeral Mass will be said at 9 tomorrow in St. Joseph’s Church, Belmont. Burial will be in Belmont town cemetery.