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Obituaries

Gail Sheehy, Journalist and Author

Gail Sheehy, a New York City journalist, commentator, and author who had lived part time in East Hampton until about 2008, died unexpectedly of complications of pneumonia at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on Aug. 24. She was 83.

Sep 10, 2020
Dan Budnik, Photographer

Dan Budnik, a photographer whose subjects ranged from artists of the 1950s to the civil rights movement to Native American culture to the baymen of the South Fork, died at an assisted living facility in Tucson, Ariz., on Aug. 14.

Sep 10, 2020
John W. Jurgensen

John W. Jurgensen, a former sergeant in the mounted unit of the New York Police Department, died of pancreatic cancer at home in Montauk on Saturday. He was 74, and had been ill for more than two years. 

Sep 10, 2020
Richard P. Jones, 105

Dick Jones, a veteran media industry executive who traveled the world but never lost his Southern gentleman demeanor, died on Sept. 5 at home in Pompano Beach, Fla., at the age of 105.

Sep 10, 2020
Kathryn G. Graham

Kathryn Goodhart Graham, a psychotherapist and advocate for women's rights, L.B.G.T.Q. rights, and the environment, died after a fall at home in Stamford, Conn., on Aug. 28. Also a resident of Water Mill and New York City, she was 73.

Sep 10, 2020
Arcadi Nebolsine, Professor and Preservationist

Arcadi Nebolsine, a retired professor of English and the humanities and a voice for preservation of cultural landscapes both here and abroad, died on Aug. 21 at the Westhampton Care Center after a long illness. He was 87.

Sep 10, 2020
Thomas Michael Gaines

Thomas Gaines, who worked in pest control but might be a familiar face from years behind the bar at an East Hampton Village pub, died on Aug. 12 in Port St. Lucie, Fla. He was 71.

Sep 10, 2020
Frederick Butti

Frederick Butti, a real estate broker, died of heart disease at home in East Hampton Village on Aug. 10. He was 75 and had been in declining health for a year. 

Sep 10, 2020
Robert Badkin

Robert J. Badkin of Mulford Lane in Amagansett, who was fondly known to many as Robbie the Welder, died at home of a heart attack last Thursday.

Sep 10, 2020
David Rogers Osborn

David Rogers Osborn, a Wainscott farmer known as "the cabbage king," died of complications of cancer on Sunday at the Westhampton Care Center. He was 88.

Sep 10, 2020
James Hewitt

James F. Hewitt died last Thursday afternoon in Montauk at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, Shawn and Karen Hewitt. The cause was congestive heart failure. Mr. Hewitt was 79. Am obituary will appear in a future issue.

Sep 10, 2020
Cintra Carter-Sander

Cintra Carter-Sander of Montauk and Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., died on Aug. 3 at home at Marsh Landing in Florida. She had been in failing health for a week.

Sep 3, 2020