Robert Riger, Book Editor With Lifelong Love of the Vineyard

Robert Paris Riger, publisher and author, died on Jan. 26 in New York city of complications from the flu. He was 57.

Lorraine O'Callaghan, Social Services Advocate

Lorraine Shortell O’Callaghan died Feb. 4 at the Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility in Oak Bluffs.

Tracy Dickinson, Philanthropist, Animal Lover

Tracy Harrington Dickinson of Park Ridge, N.J., died on Tuesday, Jan. 30. She was 63.

Fran Woerpel, Avid Reader With Keen Interest in History

Frances Kane Woerpel died Jan. 20 at the Henrietta Brewer House in Vineyard Haven after a short illness. She was 88.

Allene Turner Summered at East Chop

Allene K. (Warner) Clark Turner of North Port, Fla., and East Chop, died peacefully at the Hospice House of Venice, Fla., on Jan. 25.

Ann Smith, Hardworking Lifelong Islander

Ann Bernard Smith died on July 11, 2017 at her home on Curtis Lane. She was 91.

Peggy O'Neil, Hospital Radiologist, Had Many Vineyard Friends

Margaret Mary (Peggy) O’Neil of Ontario, Calif., died peacefully on Jan. 19. She was 80.

Buddy Allen Dies at 73

Albert W. (Buddy) Allen 3rd of Vineyard Haven died on Monday, Jan. 29, at the Lahey Clinic Hospital in Burlington. He was 73.

John Emery, Longtime Boston Attorney Who Summered on the Island

John Clarke Emery died peacefully in his sleep on Feb. 1 at his home in Dedham. He was 87.