Obituary: Elizabeth Mehler Cohen
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Obituary: Elizabeth Mehler Cohen

Elizabeth “Lisa” Mehler Cohen passed away peacefully April 16, 2020.

Elizabeth Mehler Cohen
Elizabeth Mehler Cohen

Elizabeth “Lisa” Mehler Cohen, 79, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully April 16, 2020, in Los Angeles, Calif. Lisa, formerly of Atlanta, and Vail, Colo., courageously battled early-onset Alzheimer’s disease for over 20 years.

She is survived by her husband Dr. David Max Cohen, to whom she was married for 56 years; sister Dorothy Mehler Goihman and brother Robert Mehler, both of Miami; daughters Karen Cohen (Chris) Segal of Glencoe, Ill., and Nancy Cohen (Stephen) Paul of Beverly Hills; son Michael David (Sharon) Cohen of New York City; and eight grandchildren Andrew, Jonathan, and Caroline Segal, Spencer, Matthew, and Claire Paul, and William and Daniel Cohen.

A private burial service was held in Vail, April 20. There will be an in-person memorial service to honor Lisa when circumstances allow. In honor of Lisa’s memory, the family requests donations be made to any of the following organizations: Brandeis University, Alzheimer’s Association, UsAgainstAlzheimer’s or B’nai Vail Congregation.

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