Chris Martin, principal at Forman and Associates, passed away on January 17, 2010 after a long illness. He was 60 years old. Coming to the US from his native England in 1973, Martin had a 36-year career in entertainment and architectural lighting sales. He started with Olesen Lighting in Hollywood, worked for Colortran, Inc., and was at Forman and Associates for the past 12 years. He was recognized by his peers as a dedicated and committed salesman and manager and a good friend.

Martin is is survived by his wife Vicki, his children Paul Martin and Callie Dubin (Bret) and his stepson, Adam Weitzman, MD. A memorial service will be held at 1pm on Sunday, February 28, 2010 at the Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Santa Clarita, CA. The family requests that charitable donations be made to the Lung Cancer Alliance at