Obituaries

    Ross Escalette, who lived in East Hampton as a child and went on to found Brasstech, one of the largest American manufacturers of high-end plumbing products and accessories, died at home on Sept. 10 in Newport Beach, Calif., of...
    James Russell Hopson, Bridgehamptoner, Army veteran, and 27-year employee of the Southampton Town Highway Department, died at the age of 90 on Sept. 19 at Southampton Hospital.     Mr. Hopson moved to...
    Neil Noland, a sculptor and former Amagansett resident, died of cancer on Sept. 25 at the age of 86, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla. For the past several years he had been living in Sarasota, near...
    Frederick W. Pflum, a retired engineer who had a house in Amagansett for about 20 years, but split his time more recently between Virginia Beach, Va., and Tillson, N.Y., died on Sept. 20 in Tillson.
    Robert W. Dash, a painter, poet, and extraordinary gardener, died after a long illness at Madoo, his home in Sagaponack, on Saturday. He was 82.
    Walter Kaprielian, a retired New York City advertising executive, died on Sept. 5 at home on Wigwam View Lane in East Hampton. He was 79 years old and had kidney cancer, his wife, Dinaz Boga Kaprielian, said.   ...
    Ida Keats, an East Hampton resident for the last 30 years and a longtime volunteer for the Ladies Village Improvement Society, died at her home in Southbury, Mass., on Sept. 5. She was 87, and had been ill for some time.
    Kevin Bryan Megginson died in his sleep at home on Harrison Avenue in Springs on Sept. 6, the day after his 35th birthday. The cause of death had not been determined, his family said.     Born on Sept. 5, 1978,...
    Phillip Seidenberg, who friends remember for his “quick wit, ready smile, and contagious good will,” died on Aug. 28 at the house in Springs that he shared with his longtime companion, Gerald Golak. He was 75....