Joseph F. Koster, a man who had a career in marketing and advertising and who also was a playwright and follower of the spiritual teachings of J. Krishnamurti, died of cancer on May 11 in Phoenix. He was 75.     ...

    Between 1978 and 2003, the years that Lucy Macdonald lived in East Hampton, she found the local art scene to be a rich environment for her artwork, her family said. Her work was shown at Ashawagh Hall in Springs, Lizan Tops in...

    Helen Anderson, a longtime resident of South Fairview Avenue in Montauk, died at the Heritage Hill Senior Community in Weatherly, Pa., on July 11. She was 91.     In 1984, two years after she retired to Montauk,...

    Emmett Lawrence Foran, a resident of Noyac and formerly of Ireland, died at home on July 18 after an illness. He was 42.     He was born on Sept. 17, 1968 in Dublin to Thomas Lawrence Foran and the former...

    Gail Weaver, who died on Jan. 18, will be remembered at a gathering Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Cormaria Retreat House in Sag Harbor. Ms. Weaver had been the clerk at the East Hampton Town Justice Court in the 1970s.

    A memorial for Frederick L. Butts Jr., a former East Hampton Town assessor, who died on March 20 in Dunedin, Fla., will be held at St. Andrew’s Cemetery in Sag Harbor at 11 a.m. on Aug. 6.  
Edmund Carpenter, an anthropologist, art historian, ethnographer, and co-founder with Marshall McLuhan of modern media theory, died on July 1 in Southampton.

James E. McGroarty, a carpenter and craftsman who was the first non-Native American to build a canoe, or tomol, for members of the Chumash Indian tribe, died of a massive heart attack at a friend’s house in Santa Ynez, Calif., on June 24.

Estelle Edwards Adams, a former Orient resident who was born in Amagansett in 1913, died on June 17 at Asbury Solomons retirement home in Solomons, Md. She was 97.

Elizabeth Jane Burns, a homemaker who enjoyed quilting, sewing, and crafts, died at Southampton Hospital on July 7 after a 10-month illness.

David Hartstein, a Montauk resident with a chiropractic practice in East Hampton Village, died on June 17 at Southampton Hospital. The cause was complications of hantavirus.
Arnold M. Cooper, M.D., who practiced psychiatry and psychoanalysis for almost six decades and was internationally acknowledged as an educator and writer in the field, died of lung cancer at Southampton Hospital on June 9 at the age of 88.

Jenny Riha of Bridgehampton died at Southampton Hospital on Friday after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Riha was 84 years old.