Those We Lost
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The longtime New Yorker staffer, who wrote maritime nonfiction, artist biographies and a highly-regarded book on life in Stonington Borough in the 1960s, died of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
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Those We Lost: At 79, he'd just finished rebuilding his boat engine when he tested positive for COVID-19. Then he died.
"At first, he thought 'I’m healthy. I’m busy. I’ll be fine.' Little by little, it started wearing him down more and more,” Mary-Lou Brockett Devine said of her father, Paul who died recently from COVID-19.