Entertainment industry executive John W. Stepan died Feb. 23 of lung cancer at Cedars Sinai Hospital. He was 52.
Stepan began his career in the early 1970s as a producer for Dick Clark at “American Bandstand” and as a field producer for Berry Gordy at Motown.
He later worked as a sales executive for Video Gems, as VP of Phoenix Distributors and most recently as a sales exec at York Pictures.
He is survived by his sister.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Cancer Society.