Kay Bettencourt, Lifelong Edgartown Resident, Devoted to Helping Others

Kathryn Mary Bettencourt, known to everyone as Kay, died on Wednesday, August 30. She was 73.

Jay Sapir, Radio Newsman Who Got His Start on the Vineyard

Jay Sapir, a 20-year veteran of broadcast and print news who formerly lived on Martha’s Vineyard, died August 14 of heart failure in Chicago, Ill.

Elizabeth Schupner Enjoyed Time at Camp Ground

Elizabeth Caroline (Wadsworth) Schupner, a seasonal resident of the Camp Ground in Oak Bluffs, died Sept. 3 in Somerset, N.J. She was 88.

Ged Delaney, Avid Sailor, Moffett Race Winner

George E. (Ged) Delaney died July 25 at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston after a brief battle with cancer.

Ann Sanborn, Avid Golfer

Ann M. Sanborn of Ft. Myers, Fla., formerly of Wellesley and Framingham, died Thursday, August 31. She was 92.

Ellen Harrison Enjoyed Sharing Vineyard's Bounty

Ellen Bigler Harrison, a longtime seasonal resident of Aquinnah, died on August 29.

Norman Vunk, Longtime Hotel Manager and Coach Who Mentored Young People

Norman Vunk, devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many on the Vineyard, died on August 9. He was 73.

Kathryn M. (Kay) Bettencourt

Kathryn M. (Kay) Bettencourt of Edgartown died on Wednesday, August 30 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. She was 73.

Hilda Jardin Backus

Hilda J. (Jardin) Backus died on Tuesday, August 29 at her home in Vineyard Haven. She was 91.