Over the weekend, Hilary reportedly attempted suicide and had to be rushed to a hospital where she later died.
Steve Tisch, the co-owner of New York Giants, was left dealing with the devastating loss of his beloved daughter Hilary Tisch on Monday. Over the weekend, Hilary reportedly attempted suicide and had to be rushed to a hospital where she later died. Describing his daughter as a "kind, caring, and beautiful person," Tisch told TMZ that he and his family are completely crushed by her untimely death. "[Hilary's] mother, sisters, brothers, and I are devastated by her passing. It leaves a hole in our hearts and our lives. She, like so many others, bravely fought the disease of depression for as long as she could," said the doting father, who also works as a film producer. "[The family is] utterly heartbroken and is mourning its tragic loss. We love and will miss her dearly."
Hilary, who was a successful jewelry designer, passed away at the age of 36. Sources say that she had been struggling with depression for many years. According to Daily Mail, Hilary attended elementary and high school in California before graduating from New York University. She was a successful jewelry designer and gemologist who is also listed as the founding partner and creative consultant for a clothing store called Doen which was founded by eight women in Los Angeles. According to a 2016 Vogue article, the brand was led by sisters Katherine and Margaret Kleveland. In the about section of Doen's website, Hilary revealed that her "first real love is antique jewelry and I also do work as a geologist."
"My other passion is discovering and collecting vintage furniture, objects, and beautiful clothing both old and new. I am usually drawn to unique and special pieces that appear modern despite their age," it continued reading. She also mentioned living with her adorable dog named Pearl. The long time supporter of Operation Smile, Hilary, had poured her heart and soul into the nonprofit medical service organization which helps provide free surgeries for young adults and kids who are born with cleft palates, cleft lips, and other facial deformities.
Even her father had volunteered his time to assist the organization. Last year, he traveled to Vietnam alongside his five children, including daughters Hilary, Elizabeth, and Holden and sons Zachary and William. "Operation Smile is about families. It’s really a wonderful, breathtaking moment. I’m so thrilled that my kids and I can be part of this unbelievable mission," said Steve at the time. 71-year-old Steve was the son of the late Bob Tisch, who co-oned the Giants co-owner with the Mara family.
Following the news about Hilary's death, John Mara shared his condolences through a statement on Monday evening. "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. Our hearts are heavy for their loss of Hilary. We pray for their peace and comfort," read the statement. The was 36 at the time of her passing and is survived by her mother, Patsy Tisch, father Steve, and her four siblings.
If you or someone you know are in crisis, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741-741.