By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The daughter of New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch has passed away. She was 36.
Hilary Tisch attempted suicide over the weekend. She died at a local hospital.
“Hilary was a kind, caring, and beautiful person,” Steve Tisch said in a statement, according to People. “Her mother, sisters, brothers, and I are devastated by her passing. It leaves a hole in our hearts and our lives.”
She had battled depression for much of her life, according to her father.
“She, like so many others, bravely fought the disease of depression for as long as she could,” he said, “We love and will miss her dearly. Our family is utterly heartbroken and is mourning [her] tragic loss. We ask for privacy during this very difficult time.”
According to the New York Daily News, Tisch was a jewelry designer and gemologist. In addition, she was a co-founding partner with Doen, a Los Angeles, California brand.
She also volunteered with Operation Smile.
Operation Smile is a non-profit organization that was founded in by Dr. William P. Magee Jr. and his wife Kathy Magee in 1982. It is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
It is an organization that provides hundreds of thousands of safe surgeries for those born with cleft lip and cleft palate, according to their About Us page.