MEZZACAPPA--Elizabeth, of New York, Southampton, and Palm Beach, FL., died of cancer on March 10, 2011. Born Elizabeth Margaret Kurts in Melbourne, Australia, she was 67 years old at the time of her death. Liz was a remarkable spirit, an accomplished gardener, avid golfer and dog lover. She is survived by her husband Damon, her brother Michael Kurts, step-children Jonathan, Jessica and Benjamin Mezzacappa, step-grandchildren Lily and Damon Friedberg, nieces Sophie Grant, Chloe Coates and Emily Kurts, grandnephews Rupert Grant, Angus Grant and grand niece Poppy Coates. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to may make a donation to the Central Park Conservancy.
Published by New York Times on Mar. 12, 2011.