Bryan Marquard

Marquard has written obituaries since 2005 for the Globe , where he has worked since 2000. For more than 30 years he has been reporter and editor at publications including Newsday on Long Island and smaller newspapaers in New England, where he has lived most of his life.

Latest stories

Joseph Walker III, 63; justice in superior, district courts

By Bryan Marquard , Globe Staff

Respected by colleagues and staff, Mr. Walker was “a complete gentleman and a fantastic lawyer,” a former colleague said.

Natalie Crate, 41; aide to Romneys who chronicled life after cancer diagnosis

By Bryan Marquard , Globe staff

When Mrs. Crate was diagnosed with a brain tumor, doctors told her she might live another year, two at most. She lived for more than seven.

Robert A. Havern III, at 65; longtime state senator and representative

By Bryan Marquard , Globe Staff

Mr. Havern grew up in Arlington and served his hometown as a selectman, a state representative, and a state senator.

Holly Ladd, at 59; public policy activist wrote powerful blog after ALS diagnosis

By Bryan Marquard , Globe staff

During her many years leading nonprofits and health care information agencies, Ms. Ladd crafted phrases that combined compassion with calls to action.