Thomas Roberts

 

 

Age: 75

 

Summary: banker whose efforts to save the black-and-white Fire Island Lighthouse from demolition by the Coast Guard in the early 1980's became a model for scores of lighthouse preservation campaigns around the U.S. and established a popular tourists destination.

 

 

Cause of Death: Colon cancer

 

Born: May 11, 1938

 

Died: June 10, 2013

 

Location: Bay Shore, Long Island, New York