Laura Krupinski – the ex-model who lost her parents and son in a plane crash off Amagansett on Long Island last June – died Monday in Southampton. She was 52 years old.
Krupinski was separated from her parents, Ben Krupinski and Bonnie, unbeatable builders at Hamptons, since 2013, when Laura announced to her mother that Ben had an affair with Martha Stewart, one of her famous clients.
"Dad denied and said that I was crazy. My mother got angry and did not answer my calls, "said Laura at Page Six at the time.
Ben, worth $ 150 million, cut Laura's monthly allowance of $ 26,000 and kicked her out of her home in Bedford, NY.
"They took away everything I owned – all my clothes, even the porcelain of my wedding," said Laura. "Dad told me that he hated me and that he never wanted to see me again. We have not spoken since.
Laura never reconciled with her parents before their death, along with her 22-year-old son William Maerov, and pilot Jon Dollard of the twin-engine Piper Navajo who crashed into the waves at night. Approaching the East Hampton Airport.
Laura was a model of Wilhelmina who dated Matt Dillon, posed with Fabio and was on the cover of Vogue and many other magazines.
"They called a young Elizabeth Taylor," said his uncle Kevin Ackley on Facebook. "She loved her children. She lived in hell last year. "
Lance Maerov, Laura's ex-husband, said in a statement: "We are deeply saddened to learn of Laura's tragic death and ask you to respect the privacy of the family."
Laura is survived by her daughter Charlotte.