obituaries

Isabelle Ray Morgan, a lifelong East Hampton resident who helped baymen by opening shellfish at her shucking shack in Springs, died of pneumonia on Christmas Day at Southampton Hospital. She was 86.
Robert Joseph Langs, a psychoanalyst and author of more than 40 books on psychiatry for professionals as well as the public, died of amyloidosis, a rare blood disease, at home in New York City on Nov. 8 at the age of 86.
Robert T. Snyder, a labor lawyer and former judge with the National Labor Relations Board, died in his sleep at his Sag Harbor house on Dec. 10, after returning from a rehearsal for the annual holiday concert of the Sag Harbor Community Band, with...
An obituary in last week’s paper for Robert W. Mott, who was known as Buzzy, failed to include some of his survivors. In addition to his father, Harry L. Mott of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., his children, Christopher Mott of Venice, Fla., and Shelly...

Frederick Joseph Knapp, a singer and musician who had a career in industrial shows and, with his wife, the former Penny Leka, later founded a company that trained businesspeople in public speaking, presentation, and dress, died of a heart attack...
Alan York, an optometrist with a practice in a building he owned at 1 Main Street in East Hampton Village and a founding member of the Jewish Center of the Hamptons, died on Nov. 29 at Southampton Hospital. He was 89. He counted among his patients...
Harold Maurice Wit, a lawyer, poet, and longtime resident of East Hampton, died on Dec. 14 at his house in Santa Fe, N.M., after having had several strokes. He was 86. Mr. Wit was an attorney with the Manhattan firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore,...
Robert W. (Buzzy) Mott, a member of East Hampton High School’s class of 1967, and the survivor of a traumatic brain injury in 1985, died just before midnight on Dec. 8, succumbing to complications of pneumonia at the Richmond University...
Arthur Ronald Fisher, who worked in maintenance for 10 years at Hither Hills State Park in Montauk and as a chef in that hamlet and in East Hampton for 28 years before that, died at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Md., on Monday. He was 72 and had...