Mildred Brown Taught Fourth Grade

Mildred Alyne Brown, born on St. Patrick's Day in 1920, died on August 15 at her home in Edgartown.

Joseph Ashcroft, Distinguished Professor

Dr. Joseph Ashcroft died on August 12 at Massachusetts General Hospital after a brief illness. He was 68.

Jerry Walsh, Lawyer Who Investigated My Lai Massacre

Jerome K. Walsh Jr. first came to the Vineyard in the 1950s. He died August 8 at the age of 84.

Robert (Bob) Kiley, Respected Transportation Expert and Public Servant, Longtime Chilmarker

Robert R. (Bob) Kiley died early Tuesday at his home in Chilmark. He was 80.

James Rathbun, Fisherman, Adventurer, Renaissance Man

James Anthony Rathbun of Oak Bluffs died peacefully at home on June 4. He was 56.

Cynthia Clancy, Lifetime Summer Visitor with Deep Vineyard Ties

Cynthia M. (McMahon) Clancy of Marion died August 5 at home after a lengthy battle with ovarian cancer. She was 70.

David Hilliard Owned Hilliard’s Kitch-In-View Candy on Circuit Avenue

David Alan Hilliard of Oak Bluffs died on Friday, August 5 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital after suffering a heart attack. He was 63.

David A. Hilliard

David A. Hilliard of Oak Bluffs died unexpectedly on Friday, August 5 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 63.

Scott Taplin, Chef and Wood Craftsman

Scott E. Taplin died at his home in Manassas, Va. on July 30 from complications of cirrhosis. He was 55.