Joan W. Greer, a longtime resident of Chappaquiddick, died on July 4 at her home in Gulf Shores, Ala. after a prolonged illness. She was 89.

She was a graduate of Miss Porter’s School, Finch College and the Roosevelt University School of Nursing.

She is survived by her husband Peter; daughters Wendy Nelson, Denise Mulcahy, Chapman Greer and Donna Greene; grandchildren Alison and Michael Nelson, Mickey, Creagh, Ellen, Charles and Willy Spallino, and Chelsea Greene; and her sister, Betsey Wyeth.

Memorial donations can be made to the Peter Chapman Greer and Joan Wyeth Greer Scholarship Fund, c/o P.O. Box 870101, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35486.