Nicholas Thayer

Nicholas Thayer of West Tisbury died peacefully at home on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. He was 63.

Nicholas was born on Dec. 15, 1951, in Bryn Mawr, Pa., to parents John and Imogen Thayer.

Nicholas served as a primary school art teacher at Milton Academy in Milton for nearly 20 years. As an artist, he was a vital part of the Night Heron cooperative gallery in Vineyard Haven, as well as a teacher at Featherstone Center of the Arts and a board member for the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School.

Nicholas is survived by his wife Nina, three children, six grandchildren, and his extended family on the Vineyard and beyond.

Details on his celebration of life and a full obituary will follow.