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Mary Weaver Dodson


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Mary Weaver Dodson Obituary
September 24, 1932 - February 15, 2016 Woodland Hills - Mary Weaver Dodson died on Monday, February 15th, from complications of Parkinson's disease. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Mary graduated with a Bachelor's degree in theater from Carnegie Tech University. Mary went on to become a television art director in New York, where, among many other projects, she worked on Johnny Carson's "The Tonight Show." She later moved to Los Angeles and was the first woman to become a member of the male dominated Society of Motion Picture and Television Art Directors. Mary's 45 year career encompassed many television projects, including, "The Jack Benny Hour," "Taxi," "Falcon Crest," "Full House," "Columbo," and "Murder, She Wrote." She was nominated for 4 Emmy Awards for Television Art Direction. Mary is preceded in death by her husband, "The Andy Griffith Show" actor, Jack Dodson. She is survived by two daughters, Amy Dodson and Cristina Dodson, one granddaughter, Samantha Keil, and two brothers, Daniel Weaver, and actor Fritz Weaver.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Feb. 21, 2016
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