Hilary Tisch, who was the daughter of New York chairman Giants, co-owner and executive vice president Steve Tisch, has died at the age of 36.TMZ reported the news, noting she died in a hospital Monday after attempting suicide during the weekend.
The family announced her sad demise on Monday. Hilary Anne Tisch died Monday in a hospital after attempting suicide over the weekend. Additional details have not been disclosed. The family did not name a cause of death but said she had struggled with depression.
“Hilary was a kind, caring and beautiful person,” her father said in a statement obtained by People. “Her mother, sisters, brothers, and I are devastated by her passing. It leaves a hole in our hearts and our lives.”
Hilary Was Fighting Depression
Hilary Tisch had reportedly battled depression throughout most of her life, he said. She, like so many others, bravely fought the disease of depression for as long as she could,” Steve Tisch said, according to People. “We love and will miss her dearly. Our family is utterly heartbroken and is mourning its tragic loss. We ask for privacy during this very difficult time.”
The jewelry designer and gemologist was a co-founding partner of Los Angeles brand Doen, reported People.
Another of her passions was her volunteer work with Operation Smile, noted TMZ. The medical organization donates surgeries for children and young adults born with cleft palates and cleft lips.“I currently live between Los Angeles and Aspen with my dog Pearl,” she said on the site’s biography page.
“My first real love is antique jewelry and also I do work as a gemologist. My other passion is discovering and collecting vintage furniture, objects, and beautiful clothing both old and new.”
The Giants also rallied around the family, via a statement by co-owner John Mara.
“On behalf of the Mara family and the rest of the Giants organization, I want to express our deepest sympathy to Steve and his family,” Mara said in a statement to People.
“Our hearts are heavy for their loss of Hilary. We pray for their peace and comfort.”Besides her family, Hilary Tisch leaves behind a life of enduring pain. Hilary was a creative consultant for Doen, a clothing brand she co-founded in Los Angeles.
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