Perfumer Josephine Catapano, formerly of International Flavors and Fragrances, passed away earlier this week at the age of 93.
Catapano was the perfumer behind Norell by Norell and Estee Lauder Youth Dew, among others. She was the recipient of the Cosmetic Career Women's Award in 1980 and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Perfumers in 1993.She is also frequently mentioned as a mentor to perfumer Sophia Grojsman.
You can read her obituary here.
(hat tip to Joe)