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Lucy Forist

Stefan Maglov
Validated By: Stefan Maglov On Date: Apr. 29th 2023

Lucy Alice Forist (née Zvorist) was an American supercentenarian whose age has been validated by LongeviQuest. At the time of death, she could’ve been the oldest living person of Romanian descent.


Forist was born Lucy Alice Zvorist in Wilton, North Dakota, USA, on 17 November 1906, to Romanian-born Jewish parents Morris (Zvoristeanu) Zvorist (1873–1952) and Ella Glickman (1882–1967). She had one older brother, Herbert (1905–1992), and two younger twin siblings, Emily (1908–1997) and Emil (1908–1908).

At some point in her adult life, she Americanized her surname to Forist. She never married nor had children.

Forist passed away in Los Angeles, California, USA, on 25 July 2018 at the age of 111.

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Her age was validated by LongeviQuest on 29 April 2023.

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* “Lucy Alice (Zvorist) Forist (1906 – 2018)” – WikiTree

* Mention at 110 – Twitter, 17 November 2016

* “OBITUARY Lucy Alice Forist” – Dignity Memorial