Dave Pierson passes away, another beacon of Island history to honor and lift up.

Sad news descends on the Isles of Shoals community once again, as a beloved member passed away.  Dave Pierson worked at Star Island for 25 years, from 1969 to 1994.  He was Island Engineer and winter caretaker with his wife, Edith Pierson for 18 years.

Dave Pierson by chapel, Portsmouth Herald September 20, 1991

There will be a memorial service for Dave and Andy Gordon, who we lost in the spring, on September 2nd, during the Pelican Reunion conference at 2pm in the Star Island Chapel. Continue reading