Former Executive Assistant to the Headmaster Lee Zegar has d...
Lee Zegar, Executive Assistant to the Headmaster of Trinity School from 1987 to 1998, died on 9 June 2023 in New York City at the age of ninety-two.
A lifelong New York City resident, Lee grew up in Brooklyn and later moved to Queens. Before coming to Trinity, she worked for many years as the office manager for the shoe company I. Miller & Sons, located in the Empire State building. After moving to Manhattan, she began her Trinity career, serving as the Executive Assistant to the Headmaster from 1987 until her retirement in 1998.
Lee also volunteered at the Museum of Modern Art’s information desk and enjoyed fashion, the theater, and socializing. She is remembered by her friends for her bright, opinionated wit. In 2011, she decided to purchase a one-bedroom apartment in time for her 80th birthday. Her successful search was featured in the New York Times real estate section. "I expected to be married," she joked to the Times. "I was engaged at least three times, but I was the original runaway bride."
Lee Zegar Featured in Real Estate Section of the “New ...
Lee Zegar, who recently turned eighty, decided it was finally time to purchase a one bedroom apartment in New York City. She had been living in a studio on lower Park Avenue for forty-five years. An article about Lee and her hunt for the right apartment was published in the "Real Estate" section of the New York Times on 8 September 2011. It can be read at