IN MEMORIAM: Richard Wayne Goss II

Born on November 3, 1933, in Waterbury, CT, to Richard Wayne Goss and Virginia Johnston Goss, he graduated from The Fessenden School, The Hotchkiss School, and Yale University. He served in the U.S. Army as a 1st Lieutenant in the Artillery at Fort Sill, OK; as a member of the All-Army track team he set numerous athletic records.

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January 2016 Flora and Fauna

I noticed a new nesting box on Middle Farms across from the driving range. I soon found out that it was a kestrel nesting box that Ken Edwards had built.

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IN MEMORIAM: Charles Simonton Moffett Jr.

“Charlie’s name will remain synonymous with Impressionism for a long time, so masterly were his exhibitions and catalogs,” Philippe de Montebello, the former director of the Met, said at an event at the museum on Thursday night.

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IN MEMORIAM: Jack Rivers

He fell in love with Fishers while sailing Long Island Sound in the late 1960’s. In 1968, he and his wife Elsa bought a home on West Harbor and earned his reputation as a “crazy artist” and island “character” over the 40 years that followed.

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IN MEMORIAM: Judith Cooper Edwards

Judy loved island living, enjoying its natural beauty, taking walks, swimming, and collecting sea glass. She was especially gleeful when she discovered coveted blue glass and even found one particularly rare red piece.

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