Obituaries

Elmer Wilson Lower, an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, died on Tuesday at a hospice in Vero Beach, Fla. He was 98.
Arthur J. Rossi, who lived on Tyrone Drive in Springs for many years, died in Oldsmar, Fla., last Thursday at the age of 90.
Robert John Keller, a former teacher and football coach who grew up in and then retired to Montauk,died on Monday Texas.
Joan Marie Reyes of Sag Harbor and Middlebury, Vt., died there on Oct. 20, 2010, after a yearlong bout with esophageal cancer at 75.
Edmund Carpenter, an anthropologist, art historian, ethnographer, and co-founder with Marshall McLuhan of modern media theory, died on July 1 in Southampton.
James E. McGroarty, a carpenter and craftsman who was the first non-Native American to build a canoe, or tomol, for members of the Chumash Indian tribe, died of a massive heart attack at a friend’s house in Santa Ynez, Calif., on June 24.