Monica Casanova is best known for being the wife of Nick Zedd, an American filmmaker, author, and painter based in Mexico City. He is being reported to have passed away from complications of cirrhosis of the liver, cancer, and hepatitis C in Mexico City, on February 27, 2022, at the age of 63.
Nick Zedd was an iconic punk filmmaker, creator/head of the Cinema of Transgression movement who brought inspiration to thousands of people in the world.
Monica Casanova & Nick Zedd
On her Instagram, she describes herself as a DJ, Collector of rare objects, Multidisciplinary Artist, Fashion Alchemist, Visionary, Fashion Adviser, Muse, Film Critic, Outsider, Fashion Icon. It is not clear for how long the two were married but they have a young son named Zerak Zedd who is 10-years-old and a 23-year-old daughter named Amanita Funaro who goes by the alias Peachy Shroom.
Nick Zedd Death & Cause
Nick Zedd’s death was announced on his Instagram page with a statement that reads, “I have the honor to announce that THE KING OF UNDERGROUND PAST AWAY AT 12:00 AM VIVA THE KING!!!! VIVA EL REY!!!.,” his wife said in the statement.
She went on to write that she was in his side till his last breath, “I read to him all the private messages of each person that wrote him, it was very beautiful and moving for him to listen to all the beautiful messages of you guys and smile and tear while I read them”
Nick died from complications of cirrhosis of the liver, cancer, and hepatitis C in Mexico City as per a GoFundMe page created by her daughter who wrote in the account, “My name is Amanita Funaro I am 23 years old living in NYC. My mother, Monica Casanova is married to Nick Zedd and has been in a relationship and family for 15 years. My mom and Nick also have a son, my little brother Zerak who is 10 years old.”
According to the Crowdfunding account, the family was hit hard by Nick’s illness because the wife could not work as she focused much of her time taking care of her husband while the daughter is a college student living in Mexico. Unfortunately for the family, Nick passed away and they still need your support to cater for the funeral expenses and get the family back to their feet. They also ask for privacy as they mourn the loss of their loved one.