Christopher and Nell Lasch.

Nell Lasch February 6, 2024

Nellie Thomas McColl Commager Lasch of South Newfane, VT, died in her 90th year on February 6, 2024. She was born on September 26, 1934, to Henry Steele Commager and Evan Commager.

She is survived by her sister, Lisa Commager, her son Rob Lasch (and daughter-in-law Mikell), her daughter Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn (and son-in-law Ray), her daughter Kate Loomis (and son-in-law Peter), and her daughter-in-law Elizabeth Stovall. She is also survived by her grandchildren Robby Ramdin, Greta Ramdin, Grace Noe (husband Zack), Eleanor Lasch, Isabel Lasch-Quinn, Honoré Lasch-Quinn, Chris Lasch, and Rain Lasch, and great-grandson Gunnar Noe. Nell was preceded in death by her beloved husband Christopher “Kit” Lasch, her parents, her brother Steele Commager, and her son, her “blue-eyed boy” Chris Lasch.

An alumna of Barnard College, Nell enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading, sitting outside in her beautiful valley in any weather, and writing. She was known for her sharp intellect and quick wit.

There was a service for Nell in Williamsville, VT, where she was married at her family’s summer home in 1956. The service was held at the Williamsville Grange Hall on February 17, 2024, at 3:30 p.m (Zoom link | Program).