The wisdom of John Spooner ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Bill Greene/Globe Staff John Spooner in his office at Smith Barney on State Street. Bill Greene/Globe Staff Spooner's cork board is liberally decorated with clippings and photos. Nick Spooner Spooner with four grandchildren. From left to right, the children are Alyssa Fabyan, Marlo Frank, Wesley Fabyan, and Teague Spooner. Bill Brett/Globe file photo 2007 Spooner with his late wife, Susan, in 2007. Bill Greene/Globe Staff Another view inside Spooner's office inside Smith Barney. Bill Greene/Globe Staff A telescope inside Spooner's office looks out the window.