Paul Pearlson, 87, Called it Like it Was

Paul A. Pearlson of Livingston, N.J., died peacefully at home with his family on Sunday, Dec. 6.

John Lewis Had Long Family Ties in Oak Bluffs

John Dowley (Jack) Lewis died Dec. 6 at St. John’s on the Lake in Milwaukee, Wisc. He was 88.

Dr. Belinda Straight, Civil Rights Activist

Dr. Belinda Crompton Straight, 95, a longtime summer resident of Chilmark, died Dec. 5.

Bobby Ivry, Loving and Curious at the World

Barbara Ivry died quietly on Dec. 3, two days after her 90th birthday.

Charles W. Tilton Jr., Born and Raised on Cuttyhunk

Charles W. Tilton Jr., a longtime resident of Cuttyhunk, died in Greenville, S.C., on Dec. 6.

Louis Stix, 84

Louis Sylvan Stix died at his Edgartown home on Monday, Dec. 7. He was 84.

Philip Upham Loved His Family and Fishing on the Vineyard

Philip M. Upham of Edgartown died peacefully at his home in Edgartown on Friday, Nov. 13 with his wife by his side.

Rebecca Greer, Devoted Wife and Mother, Loved Living by the Ocean and Taking Care of Others

Rebecca Ellen Pachico Greer died unexpectedly on Friday, Dec. 4 at the age of 51.

David Hartigan Jr., World War II Veteran, Loved His Family, Fishing, and the Yankees

David Francis Hartigan Jr. of Norwalk, Conn., a former West Tisbury resident, died Dec. 3rd after a brief illness. He was 90.