Stewart Kusinitz Owned Smoke 'N Bones

Stewart R. Kusinitz, 72, of Tiverton, R.I. and Martha’s Vineyard, died on Oct. 12 surrounded by his loving family.

Madhuri Lassiter Was One of a Kind and Beloved Part of Vineyard Community

Madhuri Patel Lassiter died peacefully on Sept. 18 at her residence in West Orange, N.J. She was 80.

John Kline, Vineyard Open Land Foundation Volunteer

John Ellis Kline of Hingham died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, Oct. 3, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was 71...

Maritza Bretton-Sands Was a World Traveler and Helped Those in Need

Maritza Bretton–Sands, whose Vineyard history spanned the 1960s until the present, died on Sept. 28 of a heart attack while on vacation in Cancun,...

Donald Demarest Spent August Family Vacations on East Chop

Donald Monroe Demarest, formerly of West Springfield, Wallingford, Pa., and most recently a 22-year resident of the Heron Point retirement community...

Barbara Babcock Was Passionate About Travel and New Experiences

Barbara Ann Babcock died peacefully at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on Sept. 22 of complications from lung cancer.

Olga Hirshhorn, Art Collector, Philanthropist Dies at 95

The art collector and iconoclast, wife of the late Joseph Hirshhorn of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington D.C., died Oct. 3.

Buzz Blankenship, Telephone Lineman, Locksmith, Community Friend

Richard William (Buzz) Blankenship died at home on Sept. 7 at the age of 70. After a life well lived, he will be missed by many, far and wide.

Lee DeVitt, Tireless Volunteer, Children's Book Author

Leona (Lee) Geise DeVitt died quietly on August 11 after a short illness at the age of 93 in Mount Pleasant, Wisc.