Islanders fill Ag Hall in memorial for Pat Gregory

Hundreds of stricken Islanders, and especially West Tisbury residents whose civic debates Pat Gregory moderated for 23 years, gathered on Wednesday afternoon at the Ag Hall to come to grips with Mr. Gregory’s death at the hands of a murderous robber in California. Husband, father, grandfather, teacher, businessman, friend, genial, optimistic, and modest, Pat — everyone […]

No leads in murder of Francis “Pat” Gregory

Lieutenant Yvette Borden, a spokesman for the Tehama County (California) Sheriff’s Office, said yesterday that there are no new leads in the investigation into the robbery and murder of Francis “Pat” Gregory. Late Friday morning, on May 16, Mr. Gregory, 69, and his hiking companion, a 76-year-old male friend from the small nearby town of […]

Islanders mourn and remember Pat Gregory

Pat Gregory’s individual acts of kindness, the range of his interests, his sacrifices to the public exercise of citizenship, and his grace and humility made him of our community in a unique way. Ever the teacher, Pat’s legacy is not the hole that his death has left behind, it’s the caring friend and neighbor he’s shown we each can be.

Reward for information

To the Editor: The Tehama County Sheriff’s office is offering a $1,500 reward for information leading to the capture of the man who murdered Pat Gregory. They accept donations to the reward fund. If you want to add to the reward for the capture of Pat’s murderer, send a check to Tehama County Sheriff’s Office, Secret […]

Loss of a generous spirit

To the Editor: Although I never met Pat Gregory, I am profoundly saddened by his shocking and senseless murder. He represented the highest values of the Martha’s Vineyard community. My heartfelt condolences especially to his family and friends, and also to Vineyarders who, like me, didn’t know him but will feel the loss of his […]

Tehama County Sheriff’s department releases sketch of suspect in Gregory murder

Updated 10 am, Thursday, May 22 to reflect increased award amount. The Tehama County (California) Sheriff’’s Office has released the composite sketch above of a suspect in the robbery and shooting of F. Patrick Gregory. Police stressed that the artist rendition depicted here is an 80% likeness to the suspect. Late Friday morning, Mr. Gregory, […]