James Swenson, Devoted Father, Loved Swimming on the Vineyard

James Fairgrieve Swensen died suddenly on Friday, March 10 at his home in Scotch Plains, N.J. He was 50.

Maribeth Priore, Well-Known Island Fixture

Maribeth Hemberger Priore, a long-time resident of Martha’s Vineyard, died suddenly from an accident at her home on March 5. She was 61.

Marjorie Good Had Deep Island Roots, Cherished Island Summers

Marjorie Adams Lewis Good, granddaughter of a Vineyard whaling master, died on March 4. She was 99.

Tom Herget, People Person, World Traveler, Businessman

Thomas (Tom) King Herget died on Feb. 28 after a short but fierce battle with cancer.

Services Wednesday for Eleanor Waldron

The funeral service for Eleanor Waldron has been changed to Wednesday, March 15 at 2 p.m. at the West Tisbury cemetery.

Stanley Abelson, Former President and CEO of Macy's, Longtime Edgartown Seasonal Resident

Stanley E. Abelson died peacefully at home in Philadelphia on March 5, less than a week from his 94th birthday.

Brandy Wight, 101, Elevated Island's Art Community

Brandy Wight, the pioneering Island art dealer who cofounded the Granary Gallery in West Tisbury, died Feb. 26. He was 101.

Eleanor Waldron Loved Animals Big and Small

Eleanor Waldron, who loved and lived in West Tisbury her entire life, died Feb. 22. She was 95.

Nannette West, Caregiver, Devoted Mother

Nannette Mary West of Edgartown died on Wednesday evening, March 1 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was 69.