Jim East, formerly of Boatswains Bay, West Bay, passed away on 29 June in Quincy, Illinois, after a brief illness. He was 81.
For many years in Grand Cayman, he operated the maintenance and repair company, The House Doctors, which he started with James Merren and later ran with Sidney, Ronnie and Nigel Miller.
East and his wife Susan came to Cayman in 1977 when he first worked at Kirk Motors.
During his years in Cayman, he was a member of the Cayman Islands Rotary Club and the Cayman Islands Gun Club.