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Obituaries

Christopher L. Ehring

Christopher Louis Ehring, a former executive director of LTV, East Hampton’s public access television station, died of metastatic penile cancer at home in West Barnstable, Mass., on May 8. The longtime Springs resident was 73, and had been ill for 11 weeks. 

Mr. Ehring had a 14-year career in the music industry during which he worked as a road manager for bands such as Lynyrd Skynyrd and Iggy Pop and the Stooges.

Jun 4, 2020
Jake Rajs, Photographer

Jake Rajs, of whom Reader’s Digest magazine said, “Not since Ansel Adams . . . has a photographer so glorified the American landscape,” died of cancer on May 25 at the home of his sister, Frances Wagner, in Scotch Plains, N.J. He was 68 and had been ill for five months.

Over the course of his 50-year career, he published 18 fine-art photography books, among them “These United States,” with an introduction by Walter Cronkite, “New York: City of Islands,” with a foreword by Pete Hamill, and “The Twin Towers: Moments in Time.”

Jun 4, 2020
Isaac Carter Sr., Deputy Sheriff

Isaac Carter Sr., a former Suffolk County deputy sheriff who lived on Springs-Fireplace Road in East Hampton, died of cardiac arrest at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on May 7. Mr. Carter, who had been ill for three years, was 81.

Known as Ike, he enjoyed fishing, singing, playing the guitar, and traveling, his family said, and he was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend. Many looked up to him, owing to his caring and loving nature, they said.

Jun 4, 2020
William Kevin Eggers, 77, Music Producer

William Kevin Eggers, 77, a producer and the president and founder of several record labels, including Poppy Records and Tomato Records, died at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on May 20.

May 28, 2020
Isaac Carter

Isaac Carter, a former Suffolk County deputy sheriff who was known as Ike, died in Southampton on May 7. Mr. Carter was 81. A full obituary will appear in an upcoming issue. 

May 28, 2020
Jeanette Scott-Glinka

Jeanette Dawn Scott-Glinka, who grew up in Montauk and worked for many years at Herb’s Market and Gaviola’s Montauk Market, died at home on March 7 in Conway, S.C., where she had moved a few years ago.

May 21, 2020
Ann Marie Thorsen

Ann Marie Thorsen of Amagansett, a dental hygienist who worked at several Long Island dental practices, died of a stroke on May 3 at Stony Brook University Hospital. She was 86.

May 21, 2020
Abraham J. Reckson

Abraham Julius Reckson, who spent his entire law enforcement career with the Greenburgh Police Department in Westchester County, died at home in East Hampton on April 23. He was 75.

May 14, 2020
Weezie Quimby, 85

Elise Quimby, who went by Weezie, died on May 3 at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C., according to The Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia, her hometown newspaper. She was 85.

May 14, 2020
Sondra Fox Nones, 86

Sondra Fox Nones of Manhattan and Red Dirt Road in Amagansett died at home in Amagansett with family members both nearby and via FaceTime from Madrid. She was 86.

May 14, 2020
Jaquelin T. Robertson, 88, Architect, Planner

Jaquelin Taylor Robertson, an architect and urban designer whose ancestors included the presidents James Madison and Zachary Taylor, died on May 9 at home in East Hampton. He was 88.

May 14, 2020
Irene Lister Thomas

Irene Lister Thomas, a Sag Harbor native who loved to knit and care for the cats in her neighborhood, died on April 13 at the Woodcrest Rehabilitation and Residential Health Care Center in Flushing, Queens. She was 99.

May 14, 2020