LAUDER--Evelyn H. The Board of the Estee Lauder Companies celebrates the life of Mrs. Evelyn H. Lauder. Evelyn's innate creativity and business talent made an enormous contribution to the style and success of the Estee Lauder Companies. Her beauty, integrity, passion and philanthropic spirit were unparalleled. Evelyn brought joy to each and every one of us, and we will remember her with gratitude. Our deepest sympathies are with her family and loved ones, and the entire Estee Lauder Companies' family. Our deepest condolences, Board of Directors The Estee Lauder Companies

Published in The New York Times on Nov. 14, 2011