In memoriam: Stephanie L. "Penney" Dodson

Stephanie "Penney" Dodson, 45, president and owner of Design Partners Inc., an association of lighting designers and directors of photography in Hollywood, died at her home in Calabasas, CA, on July 4 after a lengthy battle with lung cancer.

Dodson was named vice president of Imero Fiorentino Associates at age 25. She left IFA in 1983 and with Bill Klages formed The Klages Group Inc., an association of lighting designers. She rapidly established the Klages Group as a driving industry

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