Norris W. Darrell, Philanthropist Who Created Path to College for Islanders

Norris W. Darrell, the founder of a scholarship fund that helped Islanders attend college, died Dec. 12. He was 87.

Helen Mickelson, Devoted Mother

Helen Mickelson, a devoted mother, companion and the longtime Island office mainstay for Lawrence-Lynch Corporation died unexpectedly Saturday...

John Gilpin, Left a Lasting Mark

John Gilpin died on Dec. 12 at the age of 51.

Rev. Walter Witte, Bi-Vocational Priest

The Rev. Walter W. Witte of Oak Bluffs died at Massachusetts General Hospital on Dec. 12. He was 89.

Mary Haigazian, Blue Ribbon Winner at Ag Fair

Mary Haigazian died peacefully on Dec. 11 at Long Hill in Edgartown. She was 91.

Philip Reynolds, Army Veteran, Mason

Philip Warren Reynolds of Hillside Village in Vineyard Haven died at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on Dec. 13. He was 87.

Virginia Durr Had Long Legacy of Civil Rights Activism

Virginia (Tilla) Durr, a civil rights advocate and humanitarian with long ties to the Vineyard, died suddenly on Dec. 1.

Jeanne Zenker, Longtime Summer Resident, Served Community

Jeanne Tucker Zenker died peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 30, surrounded by her family. She was 87.

Madelon Stent, Maverick With Zest for Life

Madelon Delany Stent died on Nov. 29, surrounded by her family.