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Penelope Keith Trickett

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Penelope Keith Trickett Obituary
January 6, 1943 - July 15, 2016 Penelope Keith Trickett passed away Friday, July 15, 2016 in San Pedro, CA. She was 73 years of age. The daughter of Nathaniel and Marjorie Keith, Penny was born in New York City and came to Washington, D.C. as a young child. She graduated from the Hawthorne School in Washington, D.C. and Bryn Mawr College with a BS in Psychology. Later she received a Ph.D. from the New School for Social Research, New York, NY. She is survived by two daughters, Jennifer Loryn Trickett and Katechen Alyssa Trickett, both of San Pedro, CA. Her husband, John Horn was deceased in 2006. She began her research career as a Research Associate in the Department of Psychology at Yale University in 1976, later becoming a senior fellow at the at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, MD. She subsequently joined the Psychology Department faculty at the University of Southern California as an Associate Research Professor and later as a Professor and David Lawrence Stein/Violet Goldberg Sachs Professor of Mental Heath in the School of Social Work. Her career was illustrious and she was among the first to conduct research on the developmental consequences of child abuse and/or neglect on children and adolescents and on the characteristics of families in which such abuse occurs. Penny loved her extensive gardens, her family and friends, good food and travel. A private memorial service will be held at her home and garden, Rancho Palos Verdes, at a later date. Memorial donations may be made in her name to The South Bay Center for Counseling's Preventative and Aftercare Program (SBBC), 540 N. Marine Ave., Wilmington, CA 90744.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on July 21, 2016
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