Yankees mourn the passing of Elaine Kaufman

New York restaurateur Elaine Kaufman passed away Thursday at the age of 81. 

The Yankees released the following statements –
STATEMENT FROM: NEW YORK YANKEES MANAGING GENERAL PARTNER HAL STEINBRENNER ON BEHALF OF THE STEINBRENNER FAMILY
 
“We mourn the loss of Elaine Kaufman.  She was a great friend to my father and our family, as well as a tremendous supporter of the New York Yankees.  She was a special person who contributed so much to the rich fabric of New York City.   I extend our deepest sympathies to her family, friends and loved ones.”
 
STATEMENT FROM: NEW YORK YANKEES PRESIDENT RANDY LEVINE
 
“My wife, Mindy, and I considered Elaine a dear personal friend and one of the greatest ladies in New York City.  Not only was she a famous restaurateur and gracious host, but she was a delightful, wonderful person.  We will personally miss her friendship.  Elaine was one-of-a-kind, and she will be deeply missed.”

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