Harvey Backer, 74, of Longboat Key, died July 15.
Former Longboat Key Mayor A. Hart Wurzburg served four years during a contentious time of the island's development.
Cyrus 'Cy' Bispham, 87, of Sarasota, died June 26. Born Dec. 11, 1925, in Sarasota, his family had deep roots on Longboat Key.
A memorial service for Linda Steffee, 52, of Houston, who died July 21, 2012, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at Christ Church of Longboat Key, Presbyterian, 6400 Gulf of Mexico Drive.
Elizabeth 'Lib' Smith, 100, of Longboat Key, died June 21.
Cynthia Segrest Hamilton Dunn, 80, of Charlotte, N.C., and formerly of Longboat Key and Punta Gorda, died June 24.
Florence Katz, 98, recently received the Salute to Senior Service Award for the entire state in a contest sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care.