Nancy Decker Dougherty, wife of town supervisor, dies
Nancy Decker Dougherty, a film critic who wrote biographies and was awarded for her nonfiction work, died Wednesday at her home on Shelter Island after a 13-year battle with Alzheimer's disease.
"I lost my dear friend. . . . She is at peace," her husband, Shelter Island Supervisor Jim Dougherty, said this week.
Born in Columbia, Mo., Dougherty, 73, was a Phi Beta Kappa at Radcliffe,...