Geraldine Cronig, 89, Nurse

Geraldine Davis Cronig died after a lengthy illness at her home in Oak Bluffs on Dec. 30 with her daughter at her bedside. She was 89.

Lester White, 83, Ran White Bros. Construction

Lester A. White of Oak Bluffs, an Island native, died on Sunday morning, Dec. 29 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 83.

Nicholas Linfield, 73, Professor of Literature

Nicholas Linfield, a longtime summer resident of Chilmark, died at home in Miami, Fla., on Dec. 23. He was 73.

Estelle Coleman, 92, Pioneering Banker

Estelle Rematha Coleman died peacefully at Sunnyvale Health Care Center in Sunnyvale, Calif., on Dec. 24. She was 92.

John Potter, 89, East Chop Icon

John Stauffer Potter Jr. died unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 4. He was 89.

Dr. Kenneth C. Edelin, 74

Kenneth C. Edelin, renowned physician, pioneer, activist and fighter for the health care rights of women and the disadvantaged died on Dec. 30 after...

Jo-Anne Scotford Rice, 79

Jo-Anne Scotford Rice of West Tisbury died peacefully Christmas morning at Falmouth Genesis after an extended illness. She was 79.

Edward J. Leonard, 87

Edward J. Leonard, our truly loved husband, father, father in law and grandfather, died Saturday, Dec. 28 at his home in Maryland. He was 87. His...

Helen Kincaid Bryan, 84

Helen (Nell) Kincaid Bryan, after having thoroughly enjoyed the most beautiful month of October she could remember, died on Oct. 27, 2013 at her home...