Next weekend, October 1 and 2, is dedicated to honoring two men who devoted much of their lives to our fishery, as well as to their families and friends.  On Saturday, Oct 1 a celebration of life for Sam Dixon will be held at 2 p.m. at Eldred’s Marina. Anyone who would like to attend […]

OBITUARY: Steve Gribble

September 22, 2022
John Steven “Steve” Gribble made his transition, as family communicated their love for him, on July 23, 2022. Though his body experienced medical issues over the last several years, Steve’s mind remained creative and clever. His heart, genuine and generous, and always a story on the tip of his tongue.   Steve was born October […]
A celebration of life for Sam Dixon will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 2 p.m. at Eldred’s Marina. Anyone who would like to attend is welcome to do so. Please bring a covered dish and a story of Sam to tell. Sam passed away on August 12, 2022. He was born September 30, […]
Sam Dixon’s Celebration of Life will be held at Eldred’s Marina on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 2 p.m. Anyone who would like to attend is welcome. Please bring your favorite covered dish and a good Sam story. Samuel Alfred Dixon passed away on August 12, 2022. He was born September 30, 1963. If you cannot […]

OBITUARY: Fayma Childs

September 16, 2022
Fayma A. Childs, 83, of Burnsville, N.C. passed away on August 27, 2022. A private family service will be held at Lighthouse United Methodist Church on Boca Grande.  Fayma was born in Rural Hall, N.C. on November 19, 1938. Her family relocated to South Florida, where she raised her family and received her Bachelor of […]

OBITUARY: Anne H. Wallace

September 16, 2022
Anne H. Wallace of Chestnut Hill, Yarmouth, Maine and Boca Grande died peacefully on August 21, 2022, at the age of 92. She is survived by her husband, Monte, to whom she was married for 69 years; her children John and Gardner Wallace and Elizabeth (Bo) Trase; as well as six grandchildren. Her brother John […]

OBITUARY: Pamela Turnbull

September 8, 2022
Pamela L. Turnbull passed away August 30, 2022. She was born in California and raised in Virginia and Glencoe, Illinois.  Pam was most at home in Boca Grande, Florida and the mountains of Western Colorado. Her love of life brought an incredible richness to all the places she lived. Pam graduated from Culver Academy, attended […]

OBITUARY: Gerald Chrysler

September 1, 2022
Gerald F. Chrysler of Waverly, Pa. and Boca Grande, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 6, 2022 at home. His wife of 61 years was the former Bonnie Lavin, Waverly. Born on April 18, 1939, in Brooklyn, N.Y., Jerry was the son of the late Rodman and Anne (Sauer) Chrysler. After graduating from St. John’s Prep […]

OBITUARY: Peter W. Beyer Sr.

September 1, 2022
Peter W. Beyer Sr., 74, passed away on August 19, 2022. Pete was a longtime resident of Grand Island, N.Y. before moving to Englewood in 1992. Pete was born on November 3, 1947 in Buffalo, New York to the late Andrew J., III and Phyllis J. (Colicchia) Beyer and was preceded in death by his […]


August 19, 2022
Dorothy S. Gibson, of Frostproof, passed away on August 14, 2022, in her home surrounded by family. Dotty was born on December 1, 1929 in Deland to Albert A. Sullivan (deceased) and Edith Carter Sullivan (deceased). She later relocated with her family to Vero Beach, where she finished high school. She then attended Agnes Scott […]