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.