Patricia A. Brown died unexpectedly after a brief illness on March 11 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Pat was a lifelong resident of Edgartown and the nurse for all of the Island schools for many years, as well as having a professional affiliation with the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and Visiting Nurses.

A celebration of her life is planned for Friday, June 27, with an 11 a.m. service at St. Elizabeth’s Church in Edgartown, with a reception to follow. A full obituary will appear in a later edition of the Gazette.