Today is the day when bold kites fly When cumulus clouds roar across the sky. When robins return, when children cheer, When light rain beckons spring to appear. —Robert McCracken
The prominent Edgartown businessman, conservationist, raconteur and longtime Vineyard power player who was sometimes a lightning rod for controversy, died Tuesday morning at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. at the Harbor View Hotel.