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.

Maribeth Priore

Maribeth Priore died unexpectedly on Sunday, March 5 at her home in Oak Bluffs. She was 61.

Hazelle Knight-Collier Was Kind and Giving, Took Pride in Heritage

Hazelle Knight-Collier died on March 3 at the Falmouth Hospital. She was 94.

Rev. Dr. William Starr, Lifelong Activist, Advocate for Others

The Rev. Dr. William Frederic Starr died on Feb. 11 at his home in Chilmark, surrounded by his family. He was 83.

Owen Smith, Blue Ribbon Winner, Veteran, Edgartown Yacht Club Commodore

Owen C. Smith, a longtime Edgartown summer resident, died on Feb. 5 at his home in Big Pine Key, Fla. He was 75.

Alan Hobart, Storyteller and Athlete, Found Great Joy on Vineyard

Alan Walker Hobart died on Feb. 20, Presidents Day, at his home on Martha’s Vineyard. He was 65.

Dorothy Duart Enjoyed Volunteer Work

Dorothy (Couto) Duart of Vineyard Haven died on Feb. 18. She was 74 .