OBITUARY: Jane Carlson

Jane Cartwright Carlson passed away peacefully on September 6, 2021, five days after her 93rd birthday. She was with her three sons when she died at Heritage Oaks of Englewood. She was her usual exuberant self until she was muted by a series of strokes several weeks prior. Jane and her late husband, Byron (“By”), […]


OBITUARY: Christopher Rembold

Christopher Rembold passed away on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, at 84 years of age. He was a graduate of Western Hills High School, where he is a member of its Athletic Hall of Fame, and the University of Cincinnati and a partner at National Machine Tool where he worked for 48 years. Boca Grande became […]

OBITUARY: Lara Loughlin

Lara Loughlin passed away on Aug. 28, 2021 at the age of 27 years old. She was a mother-to-be, with her baby boy Alan to be born in February of 2022. Lara was born in New York City, and was raised in New York until she was nine years old where her and her family […]

OBITUARY: Gorham”Jerry” Cross

Gorham Lamont “Jerry” Cross of Needham, Mass., formerly of Weston, Mass. passed away on August 25, 2021. Born in 1929, he was the son of Gorham Lamont Cross and Margaret Warren Cross. He is survived by his children and their spouses, John Cross (Peggy), Jennifer Peterson (Curt), and Heather Woodworth (Charlie); his grandchildren, Ted and […]


Judith “Judi” Anne Guy, passed away on August 25, 2021, in her home in Columbus, Ohio. Her Celebration of Life will be held at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 700 High St., Worthington Ohio, at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 13. She is survived by her husband, Richard Guy; children Lesley Smith and Mike Hill; ‘bonus’ […]

OBITUARY: Robert Allguyer

Robert E. Allgyer, Jr. of Oyster Bay, New York died unexpectedly on August 6, 2021 of a heart attack at the age of 42. Rob is survived by his beloved wife Bianca, mother Sally (Bruce) Allgyer Birgbauer, brother Ken (Erin) Allgyer, sister Sarah Allgyer Thomas, his nephews Henry and George Thomas, mother-in-law Gina Sloof, and […]

OBITUARY: Carol Elwood

Carol Nancy Marilyn Maass Elwood, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Cresco, Iowa passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021, at the Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, after being diagnosed with cancer of the pancreas and liver. Celebration of life services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, August 20, 2021, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, located in […]


John Samuel “J.S.” Lane passed away on August 16, 2021 from COVID complications. He was born on May 28, 1934. John was born in Louisville, KY to Eura Gilbert Lane and Bessie Lee Hopewell Lane. His siblings included James Gilbert Lane, David Hale Lane and Paul Allen Lane. John moved to Boca Grande when he […]

OBITUARY: Howard Bruce Witt

Howard Bruce Witt, 81, of Chicago, IL and Boca Grande passed away on August 3, 2021. He was born May 17, 1940. Howard was the retired president, CEO and chairman of the board of Littelfuse, Inc. He was the beloved husband of Marilyn A., nee Janca; loving father of Randy (Kathy) Witt, Ryan (Lauren) Witt, […]

OBITUARY: David Arner

David Lee Arner, 66, of Pinehurst, N.C. passed away on Monday, July 12, 2021 at his residence. Dave was born May 6, 1955, in Massillon, Ohio to Robert and Doris Rudolph Arner. He grew up in Ohio and lived many places but considered Boca Grande to be his home. In 2017 he moved to Pinehurst […]