Sandwich Harbormaster Dies Unexpectedly



SANDWICH – Town employees in Sandwich are mourning the loss of a colleague today.

Harbormaster David Wearty died unexpectedly yesterday at the age of 44. The son of former Sandwich Police Chief Robert Whearty, he grew up in the town and began working at the marina when he was 16.

“It was just terrible news to hear something like this,” said Sandwich Police Chief Peter Wack. “David is an outstanding family person, very committed to his family, and just did an outstanding job, very professional, with the marina. He ran a really nice operation over there.”

Whearty leaves behind his wife and three children.

He had been harbormaster since 2013.
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