obituaries

Alexandra Kazickas was born Alexandra Kalvenas in Panvezys, a small town in Lithuania, on June 17, 1920. She died at home on Egypt Lane in East Hampton on Friday at the age of 91.

Miriam S. Eldar, a retired architect and author who loved to hunt for wild mushrooms, died on May 29 at home in Water Mill. She was 86.

Ms. Posillico, a Springs resident, died at Southampton Hospital on June 1 after an illness. She was 79.

Edith Dallas Ernst married into one of the most influential art families of the 20th century, and she became inextricably linked to them and their accomplishments, but she was not one to rest lightly on others’ laurels.

Melvin Eugene Riddick, the treasurer of Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton from 1979 to 1994, died in North Carolina on April 19.