Danwin Purdy, 79, Loving Husband, Father, Sportsman

Danwin M. Purdy, known to those who loved him as Captain Dan, Dan the Man and The GOM, died on June 7 at the Health Park Medical Center in Fort Myers...

F. Patrick Gregory, Teacher at Heart Who Inspired Others

F. Patrick Gregory of West Tisbury died on May 16. While hiking on a beautiful remote trail in Red Bluff, Calif., he was the victim of a robbery and...

Mary E. Ortiz, 95, Was Longtime Islander

Mary E. (Betty) Ortiz died peacefully at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, surrounded by loving family, on Jan. 8, 2014, just 12 days shy of her 96...

Eileen Andrews, 66

Eileen Ann Andrews of Woodside Village in Oak Bluffs died unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, May 28.

Nelson Guyther, 55, Helped Expand Family Business

Nelson Guyther died peacefully at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on May 21, surrounded by loved ones. His long battle with cancer came to an end. He...

Ann Margetson Was Artist and Activist

Ann Lesser Margetson died peacefully in her lifelong home on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014. She was 82.

Service Saturday for Robert Taylor

A memorial service will be held for Robert Taylor on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Kara Taylor gallery on South Road in Chilmark. Mr. Taylor died on Jan...

Claire Frances Spear, 90, Returned to Island Home in 1970s

Claire Frances Spear died after a very brief illness at Massachusetts General Hospital on April 19. She was 90.

JoAnn R. deBettencourt, 70

JoAnn R. deBettencourt of Oak Bluffs died peacefully at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital surrounded by her loving family on Monday, May 26. She was 70.