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Obituaries

Richard E. Wafford

RICHARD E. WAFFORD Aka CUSHION QUEEN 09/07/1962 – 08/31/2017 Former Key West resident Richard E Wafford passed to afterlife on August 31, 2017, in Zephyrhills, Florida. He battled a rare kidney disease since the age of 14. He fought a courageous battle until the very end. He leaves behind his husband Walter Glacken, they were together[…]

Margaret Taylor

MARGARET TAYLOR Margaret Taylor, 98, passed away Friday September 1st, in Miami surrounded by family. Margaret was born December 29, 1918, on Louisa street Key West where she lived with sister Mary and parents Maria and Fernando Sanchez who ran Fe-Y-Victoria bakery on the same street.  Margaret was the beloved wife of James Taylor for 72[…]

Tim Glancey

In memory of Tim Glancey:  To all who knew him, there is no need for explanation. For those who did not have the chance to meet this master of prestidigitation and legerdemain, I offer my tribute to a magic legend who died on Aug. 23, 2017, in Key West at the age of 58. Tim[…]

Meg Meagher

MARGARET “PEG” MEAGHER July 18th 1950 – August 10th 2017 Peg Meagher was born in Queens, New York. She graduated from State University of New York College at Brockport, with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1976. She then moved to Hollywood Fl. and opened her own bar “Partners”. She later moved to Key West[…]

HANS DUCHARDT

HANS DUCHARDT Hansjuergen Wilhelm Duchardt, 69, of Key West departed this world peacefully on Monday evening, July 31, in Miami, Florida, with his devoted wife, Marianne, at his side. Born Jan. 21, 1948, in Lahr, Germany, Hans was apprenticed with the German railway system for a number of years before coming to the United States[…]

Florence Betancourt

FLORENCE BETANCOURT Florence Betancourt, 89, of Key West, Florida, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, at her residence in Key West. She was born on March 12, 1928, at Key West, Florida, to the late Charles and Isabella (Gibson) Ranger. Surviving is her husband, Herbert Betancourt of Key West; son Richard Lee Gartenmayer of[…]

Debra Ann Santana

DEBRA ANN SANTANA Debra Ann Santana met her Lord and Savior on Aug. 20, 2017, after a lengthy illness. Debbie was born in Key West and spent most of her life in Key West. Debbie was loved by many and was a quick and sincere friend to all she met. She is survived by her[…]

Timothy Francis Glancey

TIMOTHY F. GLANCEY Timothy Francis Glancey, 58, of Key West, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 at Lower Keys Medical Center in  Key West. Memorial services will be held at a later date.  Dean-Lopez Funeral Home is entrusted with all funeral arrangements.

Lilla Marie Castillo

LILLA M. CASTILLO Lilla Marie Castillo 95, of Key West, Florida passed away on Sunday August 27, 2017 at Tampa, Florida. She was born on October 28, 1921 at Miami, FL to the late Willard A. and Leopoldina (Martinez) Gomez. She was a member of The Basilica of St. Mary Star of the Sea and[…]

In memory of Tim Glancy

In memory of Tim Glancey: To all who knew him, there is no need for explanation. For those who did not have the chance to meet this master of prestidigitation and legerdemain, I offer my tribute to a magic legend who died on Aug. 23, 2017 in Key West at the age of 58.  Tim Glancey[…]