From Art to Nature to Friends, William Waterway Embraced Life

William Waterway of Edgartown, environmental activist and visionary known nationally and beyond, died suddenly in his Katama home on Sept. 12.

Ernest P. Mendenhall, 73

Ernest P. Mendenhall died at his home in West Tisbury on Monday, Sept. 14. He was 73.

Betsy Avila Was the Consumate Grandmother, Loved Spending Summer Days on State Beach

Elizabeth (Betsy) Healey Hope Avila of Fairhaven died on Friday, Sept. 11 at Massachusetts General Hospital. She was 72.

Elizabeth (Anne) Hyde, Beloved Matriarch, Always Had a Sense of Humor

Elizabeth Anne Hyde died peacefully at the Sippican Health Care Center in Marion on Sept. 5.

Rabbi Harold White Had the Spirit of a True Islander

Longtime seasonal resident and lover of the Vineyard Rabbi Harold White died surrounded by family in Connecticut on August 31.

Harold (Sonny) Hall Jr. Was Beloved Mayor of Morse Street

Harold G. (Sonny) Hall Jr. died peacefully in his home in Edgartown on August 24. He was 86.

Helen L. Duarte, 96

Helen L. Duarte died at her Havenside home in Vineyard Haven on Monday, Sept. 14. She was 96.

Margaret Skinner Loved Her Family and Spending Time in the Garden

Margaret Manzon Skinner died peacefully at her home in West Tisbury on Sept. 9, surrounded by her loving family. She was 71.

Dr. Walter Bunge

Dr. Walter Bunge, resident of his beloved Martha’s Vineyard for 13 years, died peacefully at home in Lexington, S.C. on Sept. 9.