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Melbourne socialite Lillian Frank dies aged 92

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Melbourne socialite Lillian Frank has been remembered as a flamboyant personality who used her social standing for good, after passing away aged 92.

The icon of Melbourne’s social scene, hairdresser and tireless charity worker died on Friday night.

Frank’s daughter Jackie Frank paid tribute to the social doyenne, saying “last night we lost the heart and soul of our family”.

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Melbourne socialite Lillian Frank has been remembered as a flamboyant personality Credit: JULIAN SMITH/AAPIMAGE

“She lived life to the max, without any regrets and was forever grateful,” she wrote on Instagram.

“She saw things through rose-coloured glasses. No matter what adversity she had to face, and there were many, she saw the good in everyone and everything.

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“Forever trying to make a difference in the world. She used her flamboyant personality and social standing for good, raising millions and millions for charity.”

She said of the long-time Toorak hair salon owner: “to us she was mum, to my kids nani and the most spectacular selfless human being in the world with the biggest heart.

“We (heart) you, but a piece of our hearts will be broken forever. #RIP Lillian.”

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Source: 7News