Born in 1909 in Melbourne, Australia, Elisabeth Murdoch (nee Greene) was 103 when she passed away. Even as a young woman, she volunteered to knit clothes for babies in a nearby hospital, helping those who couldn’t help themselves. When she was 18, she met and later married 42-year-old Keith Murdoch, with whom she had four children. She would go on to become Lady Murdoch, and would eventually be involved in her community as a philanthropist for over fifty years.
On Wednesday, December 5, 2012, she passed away. Read more about Lady Elisabeth Murdoch and what she did for philanthropy throughout her life on her Philanthropic People profile.