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Obituary: Ann ‘Nan’ McCarthy Vanden Bosch

October 18, 2019
Ann “Nan” McCarthy Vanden Bosch, 80, of Boca Grande and Winnetka IL passed away peacefully after a long illness on October 5, 2019. She was surrounded by her devoted family. Nan leaves behind her h…

Fishing ABCs, nature walks and kayaking free this month through CHEC

October 4, 2019
To the Editor: Learn the “ABC’s of Fishing” with Capt. Doug Rhees at 10 a.m. on October 16 at Bayshore Live Oak Park, 23157 Bayshore Road, Pt. Charlotte. Capt. Doug is a USCG 100-Ton Master Captain…

Obituary: Don Ward

September 27, 2019
Don Ward, 76, a year-round Boca Grande resident, passed away Saturday doing what he loved – casting on the beach in the early evening. Born in 1942 on Long Island, New York to Harold and Olga Ward,…

Obituary: Dick Lyman

September 26, 2019
Richard Pope Lyman III, age 84, of Grand Rapids, MI and Boca Grande, FL died Monday September 23, 2019. Dick was born July 23, 1935 to June Ranney Lyman and Richard P Lyman, Jr. in Lansing, MI.  Ra…

Another piece of island history lost: The passing of Ted Van Itallie

September 20, 2019
■ STAFF REPORT Dr. Theodore Van Itallie, obesity expert and leading researcher in metabolic diseases, died September 14 in Old Lyme, Connecticut. He was 99. The author of over 200 publications, Dr….

Obituary: Clyde ‘Les’ Nash M.D.

September 20, 2019
Clyde “Les” Nash M.D., 86, born November 25, 1932, passed away September 13, 2019. Les was the son of Katherine Seelbach Nash and Clyde Lester Nash. He grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio where he atte…

Obituary: Carol Harrington

September 20, 2019
Carol Whitney Harrington, 89, of Boca Grande and Manchester Village, Vermont passed away peacefully on September 18, 2019 surrounded by her adoring family. Cause of death was congestive heart failu…

Obituary: William J. Reinert

September 20, 2019
William J. Reinert, 74, of Chadds Ford, Pa. and formerly of Mantoloking, N.J., passed away on September 9, 2019. He was a graduate of the Sanford School and St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia….

Obituary: George Robert Baker

September 13, 2019
George Robert Baker – November 5, 1929 to September 3, 2019 – died peacefully at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He was born in Chicago, Illinois to George & Lucy Baker. After gradua…

Obituary: Lucile Turner James

August 23, 2019
Local seasonal resident Lucile Turner James passed away peacefully at home here on the island on August 16th, 2019 after a 4-1/2 year battle with metastatic lung cancer. Lucile was born on October …