Obituaries

Mary Bayes Ryan, an artist who in the 1970s purchased the former Fire Place Lodge summer camp in Springs, opening it for use by local farmers, pop-up summer camps, and an extended community of family, friends and neighbors, died at home overlooking...
Laurel Planz, 55, died at home in East Hampton on Dec. 2 after a two-week bout of flu. She was cremated.
James Oxnam died on Dec. 5 at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan where he had been treated in the last few weeks for the sudden onset of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was 86 and had been healthy, active, and engaged until then, his friends said.
Mrs. Stoll died of complications from an impact injury sustained at her Manhattan home on Nov. 26. She was 93, and had been ill for eight weeks.
John Pantelis Karoussos, who opened a popular restaurant named Jason’s in Washington, D.C., after attending Catholic University there, died on Monday at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital of prostate cancer. He was 74 and had been ill for a year and a...
Dianne L. MacDonald, a clinical social worker for four decades after graduating from Columbia University, died after a brief illness on Dec. 10 at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. She was 71 and had been in declining health.
Nicola Curwin Lombardi, an export and international marketing executive in the cosmetics industry, died at her East Hampton home on Nov. 14. She was 78, and had Lewy Body dementia for two years.
Bettie B. Wysor, a novelist and playwright who also was an East Hampton real estate broker, died of the complications of Alzheimer’s disease last Thursday at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care on Quiogue. She was 90.
Maureen Wiles, who had worked at the North Main Street Cleaners and the North Main Street I.G.A. in East Hampton before moving to Virginia, then to Spring Hill, Fla., died on Nov. 10 after a heart attack, her family said. She was 72.
Diana V. Bianchi, who had been a waitress at Michael’s restaurant in Springs, died of liver and kidney failure at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, Fla. on Nov. 27. She was 65.
Yves Henri Robert of East Hampton, who was born in Hong Kong to French parents, died of pneumonia at Southampton Hospital on Dec. 2 at the age of 91.
Mr. Cooley died of cardiac arrest on Oct. 4, his family said. He was 74.
Mrs. Fugazzi died of colon cancer on Nov. 27 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care on Quiogue after two years of ill health.