30 Apr '18, 10pm

Handbag designer Judith Leiber dies, hours after her artist husband

Handbag designer Judith Leiber dies, hours after her artist husband

Judith Leiber, the legendary handbag designer known for her haute couture creations that were equal parts whimsical and luxurious, died Saturday at her home in Springs. Her husband of 72 years, Gerson Leiber, an abstract painter, died on the same day. She was 97 and he was 96, said Ken Yardley, whose funeral home, Yardley and Pino, handled the private services. Jeffrey Sussman, the Leibers' biographer and a spokesman for the family, described the couple as “a 90-something-year-old Romeo & Juliet. Neither wanted to live without each other.” According to Sussman, Leiber had been in hospice care for a few weeks before her death, and her husband, who suffered from congestive heart disease, was hospitalized the day before they both died. When Gerson Leiber came home from the hospital, said Sussman, “the nurse told me that he leaned over and said, ‘Sweetie, it’s time for us to g...

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