Herbert Coston, Ph.D., of Sea Cliff, died on July 17, 2009 at age 85. He was a retired professor emeritus at LI University C.W. Post Campus and a local artist. Husband of Laurel for 37 years. Also survived by family and friends. His gentle spirit lives on in our hearts. Interment private. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove.