Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander, 7 Jul 2020 21:02:58 EDTTue, 7 Jul 2020 21:02:58 EDT Carol McDonald Connor Carol McDonald Connor was a Chancellor's Professor of Education at the University of California Irvine School of Education. She was a highly respected trailblazer in early childhood education research and the science of reading.Wed, 17 Jun 2020 00:00:00 EDTVirginia S (Van Horn) Taub, MA /SANIBEL ISLAND, FL Virginia S. (Van Horn) Taub, 94, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's. She was born in Bayside, Queens, New York, the daughter of the late Alfred, J.Thu, 28 May 2020 00:00:00 EDTJohn L Rushworth Sr (Jack) L. Rushworth Sr. passed away peacefully on May 20, 2020 at Hope Hospice in Ft. Myers. Born in Porthcawl, Wales, Jack joined the Royal Air Force at the age of 17.Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 EDTRodney "Roddy" Mott West "Roddy" Mott West, 72, a resident of Sanibel Island and Minneapolis died Sunday, May 10, 2020. Roddy grew up in Excelsior, MN, attended The Blake School and the University of Minnesot.Wed, 13 May 2020 00:00:00 EDTWeston Holmes Palmer Holmes Palmer of Sanibel Island, FL passed away on Tuesday, April 28th, 2020 peacefully in his sleep at the age of 75 from natural causes. Weston was born in Brooklyn, NY to Edward Everett Palmer and Mary Ellen (Trezise) Palmer.Thu, 7 May 2020 00:00:00 EDT