Donald Lee Kerr

Donald Lee Kerr, 88, of Groton, Conn., and formerly of Old Saybrook and Westbrook, Conn., died unexpectedly Sept. 18 in his home.

Kerr was the gardening editor for The Day of New London, Conn.

He was the author of “The New England Gardener.”

He leaves three children, Ben, Stephanie and Jennifer.

The obituaries were written, at least in part, from published reports by Bulletin correspondents Ashleane Alabre, Sophie Cannon, Jenna Ciccotelli, Nico Hall, Georgeanne Oliver, Julia Preszler and Thomas Ward, undergraduate students at Northeastern University.