Mark Martin, Founder of Eco MV, Had Big Heart and Quick Wit

Mark Craig Martin of Vineyard Haven died on Jan. 1 at the Winchester Hospital following a coronary arrest. He was 49.

Philip Smith, Avid Athlete, Respected Businessman, Happiest on the Water

Philip Batterman Smith died on Jan. 29 in Delray Beach, Fla., after a brief illness. He was 80.

Donald Turnell, Skilled Carpenter and Avid Beachgoer

Donald Edward Turnell of Lewes, Del., formerly of Oak Bluffs, died on Monday, Jan. 11 after a short battle with leukemia. He was 69.

Marion Landfors, Island Native Skilled in Nantucket Lightship Basketry

Marion Brush Landfors of East Walpole died Jan. 20 of East Walpole. She was 90.

Jo Ann Fitzpatrick Brown, Hotelier, Candy Sculptor with Flair for Design

Jo Ann Fitzpatrick Brown died peacefully at her home in Stockbridge on Jan. 28 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 66.

Virginia Davis, Talented Renaissance Woman, Devoted Volunteer

Virginia Cooper Davis of Hobe Sound, Fla., died peacefully surrounded by her family on Jan. 28. She was 90.

Chet Wisniewski, Architect, Creative Force, Menemsha Summer Resident

Chester (Chet) J. Wisniewski of Menemsha died on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 at his winter home in West Tisbury. He would have been 94 the following March.

Dyan Walsh Espindle, Hospice Nurse on the Vineyard

Dyan Walsh Espindle, formerly of Vineyard Haven, died suddenly on Jan. 23 in Punta Gorda, Fla. She was 66.

Otis Rogers Jr., Proud Son of Oak Bluffs

The lifelong resident of Oak Bluffs died peacefully on Jan. 26. A funeral mass will be held Thursday in Vineyard Haven.