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Obituary: Brayton Marvell

October 21, 2016
Brayton Marvell of Boca Grande and formerly of Stowe, VT, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at his son’s house in Wolcott, VT. He was born January 3, 1918 …

Obituary: Jean “John” Paul Bourgoin

October 7, 2016
Jean “John” Paul Bourgoin made his last flight west on September 14, 2016 at his home in Boca Grande. He was 94 and had been in failing health since a hospital stay in February. He was born in Joua…

Obituary: Lew Morgan

September 16, 2016
Lewis William Morgan, Sr., 78 of Englewood passed away on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 at Tidewell Hospice in Englewood. He was born on September 18, 1937 in Guyton, Georgia.

OBITUARY: John Bourgoin

September 16, 2016
Our long-time friend and island resident John Bourgoin passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 at his island home. Arrangements and official obituary are pending.

The loss of a great man: Former Fire Chief Lew Morgan has passed away at age 78

September 16, 2016
BY MARCY SHORTUSE – On a hot July day in 1989 a man named Lewis “Lew” Morgan was introduced to the Boca Grande Community. He stood next to Darrell Polk, a man who had held the job of fire chief on …

Obituary: Carolyn Smith Frederick

September 2, 2016
Carolyn Smith Frederick died peacefully on August 30, while at her summer home of many years on Walloon Lake in Northern Michigan. She was born in Indianapolis, IN. in 1928 to Dr. David L. Smith a…

Obituary: John Norman Grant Quirk

August 26, 2016
  John Norman Grant Quirk passed away surrounded by his wife and children on August 22, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. Grant was born in Montreal Quebec, Canada on February 26, 1…

OBITUARY: Anne ‘Candy’ Lee

August 19, 2016
Anne “Candy “Collins passed away on August 9, 2016 at the age of 80. She was the beloved wife for 31 years of the late A. Laney Lee; the loving mother of Alec Lee (Susan) of San Francisco, Calif.; …

Obituary: Annie Ewing Knapp Boomer

August 12, 2016
A lifelong collector, talented artist and feisty competitor, Annie Ewing Knapp Boomer passed away peacefully on July 24, 2016 at her home in Pointe Aux Barques, Mich. Her family helped her transit…

Obituary: Roberta “Bobbie” Pringle Platt

August 12, 2016
Roberta “Bobbie” Pringle Platt, 55, passed away at Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, after a long battle with cancer.