obituaries

Nancy Mulford Swank, a descendant of the Amagansett Mulford family, died of a heart attack on April 25 in Chapel Hill, N.C., where she had lived since 1979. She was 80.
Edmund L. Downes, a lifelong resident of Sag Harbor, died at home on Sunday. He was 73.
Bruce Erickson, a lifelong fisherman and longtime resident of Montauk, died last Thursday at Heartland Health Care Center in Fort Myers, Fla. Mr. Erickson, who was 72, had been ill with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for the last nine years.
Bruce Erickson, a lifelong fisherman and longtime resident of Montauk, died last Thursday at Heartland Health Care Center in Fort Myers, Fla. Mr. Erickson, who was 72, had been ill with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for the last nine years.
Alexander Sedlis, a distinguished cancer surgeon and professor of medicine who survived the Holocaust after escaping from a Polish ghetto, died on Feb. 17 in New York City of pancreatic cancer. He would have been 93 on May 17.
Virginia Marie Kehoe, who moved to East Hampton with her husband in 1987 after her retirement from the Bryant Library in Roslyn, died on March 19 after an illness of three months. She was 91. Known as Ginny, her family said she would be...
Timothy Scott Stanton, a Manhattan native and former advertising director for World-Wide Holdings Corporation, a family-run business started by his father and uncle, died in Chicago last Thursday following what his family said was a long-term...
    Anthony Drexel Duke, who founded Boys and Girls Harbor in East Hampton in 1937, died yesterday in Gainesville, Fla. He was 95 and had cancer, his family said.     Plans for celebrations of his life will be...
    Karin T. Anderson of East Hampton died on Monday at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She was 45. A funeral Mass will be said at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton next Thursday at 11 a.m. Burial will follow...