BAR HARBOR, Maine (WABI) One of Bar Harbor's legendary hotel owners has passed away.
77-year-old David J. Witham died of complications from Parkinson's disease on Saturday at his home in Boston.
Witham owned 9 Bar Harbor Hotels including his flagship Bar Harbor Inn.
He was considered one of the top independent hoteliers in the state of Maine.
Others remember him for his generosity, creating The Witham Family Hotels Charitable Fund to carry on his legacy of giving.
His funeral will be held Thursday in Haverhill, Massachusetts.