Melvin Blazer, 80, Was Actor and Outdoorsman

Melvin Blazer, 80, Was Actor and Outdoorsman Melvin Blazer, longtime summer visitor to Menemsha, died peacefully Jan. 12 in Warwick, R.I., after...

Trude Wenzel Lash Was Children's Advocate

Trude Wenzel Lash, Was Children's Advocate Trude Wenzel Lash, a longtime child advocate and seasonal Vineyard resident, widow of the biographer...

William Herrick, 89, Became Novelist After Stint in Abraham Lincoln Brigade

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William Herrick, novelist, onetime revolutionary, disenchanted communist and longtime Aquinnah seasonal resident, died Saturday of congestive heart...

Gudrun Daub Dunkl, 89, Was a Quiet Island Spirit

Gudrun Daub Dunkl, 89, Was a Quiet Island Spirit Gudrun (Daub) Dunkl of Old Farm Road, Chilmark, died Jan. 27 at her residence surrounded by her...

Richard Prada, 79, Was Active on the Waterfront

Richard Prada, 79, Was Active on the Waterfront Richard Prada of Edgartown died at home on Jan. 29. He was born in Edgartown on Nov. 28, 1924 to...

Mary MacArthur Amaral Was Nurse at Hospital

Mary MacArthur Amaral Was Nurse at Hospital Mary MacArthur (Fletcher) Amaral died on Jan. 26 at Beverly Hospital surrounded by family members....

Robert J. Taylor, 86, Was Historian and Educator

Robert J. Taylor, 86, Was Historian and Educator Robert J. Taylor, 86, of Oak Bluffs died on Jan. 29 in Windemere Nursing Home after a 13-year...

Francis R. Boyd, Age 77, Was a Noted Geologist

Francis R. (Joe) Boyd, 77, a geologist whose research contributed to the understanding of the formation of the earth, died of sepsis on Tuesday, Jan...

David N. Silva, 44, Was Marine Corps Veteran

David N. Silva, 44, Was Marine Corps Veteran David N. Silva, 44, died on Friday, Jan. 23, at his residence in North Carolina. He was a 21-year...

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