Jeff Riotte, Tennis Champion, Musician, Respected East Chop Resident

R. Jeffrey Riotte died peacefully at home, four months shy of his 70th birthday, from cancer.

Phyllis Norton Bartol, Nurse, Gardener, Animal Lover Who Fostered Hawks

Phyllis Norton Bartol died peacefully just before dawn on Feb. 8. Her parents Louise S. and Philip B. Norton were longtime residents of Edgartown.

Robert (Bob) Mackay, 83

Robert (Bob) Mackay of Vineyard Haven died Feb. 29 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was 83.

Dr. Lewis C. Downing, Avid Tennis Player

Dr. Lewis C. Downing of North Haven, Conn. died on Feb. 24 at Connecticut Hospice after a long illness. He was 84.

Memorial, Reception for Barbara Babcock

A memorial service will be held for Barbara Ann Babcock on March 5 at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse.

Donald A. Ben David, 83

Donald A. Ben David of Oak Bluffs died at Massachusetts General Hospital on Thursday, Feb. 25. He was 83.

Guy Nolin, 58, Worked as Builder on Martha's Vineyard

Guy Nolin died on Thursday, Feb. 25 after a battle with cancer. He was 58.

Andrew Dickerman, Intrepid Photojournalist, Dies at 73

Andrew Dickerman, a Providence Journal photographer for 45 years, died unexpectedly in Bangkok, Thailand, on Valentine’s Day.

Riley Deeble, Teacher of History, Gazette Letter Writer

Riley Deeble, a longtime resident of West Tisbury, died Feb. 18. He was 94 and had deep Vineyard roots.

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