Dr. Frank Rees Smith, Polly Hill Board Member, Wine Connoisseur

Dr. Frank Rees Smith of Annapolis, Md. and Edgartown died on Monday, Jan. 16 at his home in Annapolis. He was 79.

Francine Kelly, Queen of Collaboration, Champion for the Arts

Francine Esther Kelly died on Sunday, Jan. 8 at her daughter’s home in Culver City, Calif.

Maitland Edey, Sailor, Musician, Philosopher

Maitland Armstrong Edey died on Dec. 30 at Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 81.

Margot Weston, 102, Original Member of Vineyard Haven Yacht Club, Tireless Volunteer

Margot Schwarz Weston died peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones, on Friday, Dec. 30, while off-Island for the holidays. She was 102.

Morgan Bowman Shipley, Decorated World War II Veteran

Morgan Bowman Shipley Jr. of Vero Beach, Fla. and Oak Bluffs died peacefully on Jan. 10. He was 94.

Carol Perry Spent Happy Summers on the Vineyard

Carol Ebert Perry died in the early morning of Dec. 26. She was 69.

John Morgan Shared Wry Humor, Love of Sports and Music

On Jan. 8, John Morgan was finally able to find the peace that he yearned for so furiously in his too-short life.

Robert (Max) Maxwell, Vineyard Haven Band Member, Fix-It Guy

Robert Bruce (Max) Maxwell of Edgartown died Jan. 14 after fighting a battle with cancer. He was 62.

Mariana Gill

Mariana Aguayo Gill of Vineyard Haven died at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston on Sunday, Jan. 15.

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