obituaries

Marjorie Lou Otto of Amagansett died in Indian Harbour Beach, Fla., on Sept. 28. She was 81.
Ted Dragon, who was born Edward Dragon Young but dropped his last name as a young man, died at home on in East Hampton on Sunday. He had been the longtime companion of the artist Alfonso Ossorio.

Surviving family members were incorrectly listed in last week’s obituary of Francis T. Hammer. He leaves three daughters, Margaret Santich of Montauk, Gabrielle Brady of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Frances Hammer of Sag Harbor, as well as a son, Frank Hammer of Bradenton, Fla. His mother, Miriam Hammer, survives, as does a sister, Elizabeth...

Charles Schenck died at midnight on Sept. 27 of pancreatic cancer, following a short illness. He was 56 years old

Andrew Walsh, an East Hampton resident and dedicated outdoorsman, died of a heart attack on Sept. 13 while bicycling through Northwest Woods. He was 45 years old.
Edward Austin Bahns Sr., a longtime Little League coach, passionate golfer, and dedicated fan of his children and grandchildren’s sporting endeavors, died on Sunday at Southampton Hospital of a massive stroke. He was 82.
    Capt. Francis T. Hammer, a veteran fishing captain who guided sportfishermen out of Montauk Harbor for years and gave clients the benefit of his vast experience in the waters of Equador, Panama, Florida, and Canada’s...

Paul Granger Sr., who owned Suffolk Electric Motors in Sag Harbor, died of heart disease on Saturday at home in Noyac surrounded by family. He was 75.

Robert A. Amato, a respected industry leader in the eye-care market, died on Sept. 19 at the age of 80 following a stroke, which led to a coma from which he never recovered.