Penelope Green: Telegenic Former Model and Publishing Executive Who Wrote Books on Decorating

From a New York Times obit by Penelope Green headlined “Chris Madden, Lifestyle Author and Personality, Dies at 73”:

Chris Madden, a lifestyle and decorating author and personality who lent her name to furniture and housewares and was an early program host on HGTV, the addictive cable network devoted to the home, died in Vero Beach, Fla.

Her husband, Kevin Madden, said she died in a hospital from head injuries she had suffered in a fall at their home. Ms. Madden had a rare genetic disorder, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, or HHT, which causes malformations of the blood vessels.