Liz, of Valhalla, N.Y., died suddenly Feb. 25, 2021. A practicing clinical psychologist, she saw patients up to the day before her death.
Born and raised in New Haven, Conn., Liz graduated from Green Farms Academy in New Canaan. At Princeton she majored in psychology and swam four years on the women’s swim team, serving as captain her senior year. In 1975 she led the team to its second Eastern Championship and was the leading scorer for the 7-1 Tigers. In 1976 she set a University record in the 200-yard breaststroke and placed in the AIAW championships.
After graduating cum laude, Liz continued her studies in clinical psychology at Fordham University, where she earned a Ph.D. in 1984. She began her career as a clinical psychologist specializing in children in residential treatment, while also maintaining a private practice in psychotherapy. Liz earned an MBA at New York University in 1991. She settled in Valhalla, where she raised two daughters, and more recently helped raise her granddaughter.
In 1996 Liz became the director of the Jewish Child Care Association in Pleasantville, N.Y, and later worked for decades at the Henry Ittleson Center. She continued to maintain a private practice.
The class officers extend sincere condolences to Liz’s daughters, Alexandra and Katherine Osborn-Jones; and granddaughter Adrienne Livingston.