Obituaries

Mary Maxine Dowling Clark, a front desk clerk at the East Hampton Library in the 1970s and ’80s, died of cardiac arrest on Aug. 3 in Denver, where she had lived for the last eight years.
Craig Tuthill, a former chief and 63-year member of the Montauk Fire Department, died on Friday.
M. Bernard Aidinoff died of heart failure at his Manhattan home on Aug. 8 at the age of 87.
David Lee Brown, a well-known metal sculptor and Pratt Institute arts educator who lived in Springs before moving to Southampton some years ago, died on Friday after an illness.
Vincent Grippa, the owner of Jewels by Virtu on Main Street in East Hampton for nearly 20 years, died at his Dune Alpin Farm residence here on Aug. 4.
Peter Graham Delany Sr., a summer resident of East Hampton who was the chief operating officer and head of production of Delany Products, a commercial plumbing manufacturer, died of a heart attack at his office in Charlottesville, Va., on July 21.
Olive Marie Hildreth, who sang for 40 years with the Sweet Adelines, died on Aug. 6 at home on Collins Avenue in East Hampton.
Edna Yardley, a retired real estate broker and longtime East Hampton resident, died at home on Sunday.
June Ellen Heath of Montauk, the wife of the legendary jazz bassist Percy Heath, has died.