Charles Thomas Cayce
BiographyCharles Thomas Cayce, Ph.D., served as President of the Edgar Cayce Foundation and a board member of the Association for Research and Enlightenment.
He was born to Hugh Lynn and Sally Cayce in 1942, the grandson of Edgar Cayce. Charles Thomas grew up in Virginia Beach and attended Hampden-Sydney College and later did graduate work at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Mississippi from which he received his Ph.D. in child psychology in 1968. He taught college for several years and worked for the U.S. State Department abroad before returning to Virginia Beach and joining the A.R.E. staff.
He married Leslie Goodman in 1977 and had two children, Corinne and Catherine.
He became president of the Association for Research and Enlightenment in 1977 and served as president for 29 years until he retired in 2006. He co-authored Love Relationships: A Moving Sea (1995) with his wife Leslie Goodman Cayce. He published an edited collection of Edgar Cayce's letters, entitled The Work of Edgar Cayce As Seen Through His Letters (2000), with Jeanette Thomas. These and other works are located in the E.C.F. Special Collections.
Charles Thomas Cayce passed away on April 29, 2016.