Obituaries

Gary Elmer Wood, a house painter who grew up in Springs, died of complications of esophageal cancer at his sister’s house in Pasco, Wash., on Feb. 19. He was 55 and had been diagnosed with the disease last month.
Beatrice Joy Petullo, who had worked in the pharmacy at White’s Drug Store in Montauk and been a housekeeper at the Sail Inn in the hamlet for the last eight years, where a celebration of her life is to take place at a later date, died at her...
William Biase of Montauk died on Feb. 14 at Flower Hospital in Dothan, Ala., where he had been living since 2011. The cause was complications of diabetes. He was 61.
Audra Schutte Balcuns, who had been a public safety dispatcher for East Hampton Village and a volunteer emergency medical technician with the Springs Fire Department, died at home in New Smyrna Beach, Fla., on Feb. 20. Ms. Balcuns, who was 47, had...
Madeline Boddy, a bookkeeper and office manager at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk for many years, died on Jan. 22 at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown. She was 87, and had been in good health until just a few...
Christopher Stuart Taylor, a boat builder who most recently worked at Three Mile Harbor Marina in East Hampton, died of a heart attack on Feb. 1 at Southampton Hospital. He was 46.
Lyndon Wood English, a computer programmer in the early days of the science, died of Alzheimer’s disease at his San Diego home on Feb. 5. Raised in East Hampton Village, he was 73 and had been ill for several years.
Edward Henry Arnold, a civil engineer who helped construct the Delaware Aqueduct for the New York Board of Water Supply, died of primary myelofibrosis at home in San Antonio, Tex., on Monday. A frequent summer resident of Montauk, he was 92.
Robert T. Griffin died of cancer at home on Jan. 11. He was 71.
Mrs. Clark, who was known as Buzzy, was also a fan of the New York Times Sunday crossword puzzle and active in civic causes throughout her life in addition to being a wife, career woman, and mother of seven children. She died on Jan. 20 at home on...
Albert C. Riggs Jr., a businessman and historian who collected old boats, cars, and houses, died at home in Santa Fe, N.M., on Jan. 13. He was 94 and had been a Sag Harbor resident for 20 years.
Robert Warren Sucsy, a family doctor who practiced in East Hampton for more than 20 years, died at home in Blue Hill, Me., on Jan 9. He was 94 and had been attended in his final days by his wife of 30 years, the former Corinne Byers.
Deborah Binion Cahn McIntosh, who spent her childhood and young adult summers in East Hampton, died unexpectedly in her sleep at home in East Falmouth, Mass., on Jan. 10. She was 71 and had been in robust health. The cause was not known.