Obituaries

Dawson Drew Giles, who moved to Florida after graduating from Pierson High School in Sag Harbor in 1973, died on Aug. 31 at Steward Hospital in Melbourne, Fla., after a long illness. He was 63.
Debra Scott, a journalist and author who had careers in public relations, marketing, and real estate among many other positions, died at home in Springs on Sept. 10 at the age of 65. She had been undergoing treatment for ovarian cancer for 18 months.
Nathan C. Bennett Sr., a longtime landscaper for the local Whitmore firm who enjoyed fishing on Gardiner’s Bay, working on the engines of cars and trucks, and spending time with friends at the Three Mile Harbor commercial dock on Gann Road, died of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, and surgery on Sept. 12 in Port...
Evelyn Goldberg, who died on Sept. 5 at her home in North Bellmore, was buried on Friday at Beth David Cemetery in Elmont. A former Montauk summer resident, she was 91 and had dementia for nine years.
Juan Chitarroni, who grew up in Buenos Aires but lived on the East End for 50 years, died on Sunday at the age of 74.
Guy Cimbalo of Sea Cliff and Springs, who had a long career in advertising and the theater, died at his Springs home on Aug. 24 of congestive heart failure. Mr. Cimbalo was not one to share his age, and his family respected his wishes.
Mr. Furlaud, who had been in good health until this summer, died on Monday at home in East Hampton surrounded by his family. He was 95. A resident of Palm Beach, Fla., he had summered in East Hampton for 50 years.
Laura Mueller, who lived for many years in Montauk with her late husband, Dr. George Mueller, died on Aug. 20 while under hospice care in Greenwood, S.C., after having taken a fall. She was 88.
Elean Quackenbush, a lifelong resident of East Hampton, died of lung cancer on Aug. 14 at her house in Springs overlooking Three Mile Harbor. She was 72.
George Mossin Hansen Jr., a former member of the Sag Harbor Village Planning Board, a 35-year employee of the East Hampton Town Highway Department, and a Republican committeeman for New York’s Second Congressional District, died last Thursday at his home in Blairsville, Ga. He was 79, and had had Parkinson’s disease.
Cecilia Roxbury Rarrick died on July 1 at her house in East Hampton.
For a generation of neighborhood kids on and around Franklin Drive in Montauk, Mary Ann Noakes was the go-to person for first aid for bumps, scrapes, and bruises.
James Milton Villas, the author of 12 cookbooks who wrote hundreds of articles during 27 years as food and wine editor of Town & Country magazine and also made frequent television appearances, died in his sleep at his East Hampton home on Friday.
Claire Reed of Springs and Manhattan, who marched for civil rights and against war and nuclear proliferation, died on Saturday at her apartment in the city at the age of 98. According to her family, she had been in poor health for about a month.
Doris A. DiSunno, a member of the DiSunno family of Amagansett and a legal secretary in East Hampton for many years, died at her Bryant Street, Springs, home on Aug. 22. She was 76 and had been diagnosed with esophageal cancer a year ago.