Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. executive Melissa Bedolis Cattanach, a former editor at WWD, died Monday of complications from cancer. She was 46.
Cattanach, a graduate of Hamilton College, began her journalism career in 1986 as an assistant to the managing editor for Harper’s Bazaar. She then joined Mademoiselle magazine as a senior editorial copywriter, staying until 1992, when she joined Fairchild Publications as WWD’s special sections editor.
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