Michael Creech, 68

James Michael Creech, a longtime Vineyard resident, died Monday, Nov. 11 in Florida.

Augustina Lamb, 88

Augustina Roberta Lamb, wife of 68 years to Beatie Crume Lamb, died Nov. 12 in Southern Pines, N.C. Mrs. Lamb was born Feb. 15, 1925 in Vineyard...

Penn Kimball, 98

Penn Kimball, the journalist, author and mentor to a generation of fledgling reporters as a professor for 27 years at Columbia University’s Graduate...

Dorothy Mae Gazaille West, 89

Dorothy Mae Gazaille West, affectionately known as Dottie or Dot, died peacefully on Nov. 7 surrounded by her family.

Laurel Chapman, 66

Laurel L.H. Chapman of Vineyard Haven died on Sept. 30, 2013. She was 66. Born in 1947 in Bridgeport, Conn., Laurel grew up in Trumbull, Conn. She...

Richard J. DeBettencourt, 84

Richard J. DeBettencourt of Oak Bluffs died peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 3 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital with his family at his side. He was 84.

Diane B. Martin, 60

Diane B. Martin of Cape Elizabeth, Me., died peacefully at her home on Oct. 29 surrounded by her family. She was 60.

Leo Kayser Jr., 95

Leo Kayser Jr. of Birmingham, Ala., Chilmark and Naples, Fla., died Oct. 26. He was 95.

William A. Brown, 67

William (Bill) A. Brown of Oak Bluffs died after a short illness at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston on Oct. 29. He was 67.