Robert Diamant, 92, formerly of Longboat Key, died Jan. 11.
Dr. Robert Morrison invented the soft contact lens and treated countless celebrities. His career began with the goal of being the best he could be.
The Temple Beth Israel Menâ€™s Club presented its New Orleans Jazz and Blues Night on Jan. 7. Kid Dutch and His Florida Friends played an upbeat set for the audience.
The Rev. Ray Woody, 84, of Sarasota, died Jan. 1.
Elhanan â€œElkyâ€ Stone, 85, of Longboat Key, died Dec. 27.
Anita Gang, of Longboat Key and Haddonfield, N.J., died Dec. 27.
H. Paul Carter, 70, of Longboat Key and Hillsdale, Mich., died Dec. 23.