isom1212 112910254lh 12/9/10- Penny Isom (CQ) laughs while telling stories about her life with her husband Ben Isom. Ben, who was an Alzheimer patient, wandered off into the desert and was found dead. (Pat Shannahan/ The Arizona Republic)
Pat Shannahan is a staff photojournalist at The Arizona Republic newspaper in Phoenix, Arizona. In addition to shooting still photos for the newspaper he also produces video packages for KPNX. He has twice been named Arizona Photojournalist of the Year by the Arizona Press Club.