Rosemarie Mildred Wagstaff, 71, of Plaistow, N.H., and formerly of Longboat Key, died Oct. 11.
Philanthropist Leila Gompertz believed she had an obligation to give back to the community through her time and money.
Philanthropist and community activist Robert â€˜Bobâ€™ Tate died Oct. 5. He was 89.
Evelyn Mader Cote, 103, of Longboat Key, died Oct. 5, one week after celebrating her 103rd birthday.
Thomas Jacob Beckett, 80, of Bradenton, died Sept. 20.
Thomas â€œTomâ€ Halpin, 88, of Naperville, Ill., and formerly of Longboat Key, died Oct. 4.
Dr. Donald Eugene Taggart, 78, of Osprey and formerly of Longboat Key, died Sept. 22.