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.

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Harold Feinstein, 84; from Coney Island to Korea and beyond, photographer captured exuberance of life

By , Globe Staff

Harold Feinstein, 84, of Merrimac, who died June 20, was a photographer for nearly 70 years, capturing images from the Coney Island neighborhood of his youth in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Army soldiers during the Korean War and a multitude of still lifes and street scenes.

Joanna Winship Crawford, 89; founder of service program

By , Globe Staff

Mrs. Crawford cofounded the MLK Action Project at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School.

Robert R. Spillane, 80; led Boston schools

By , Globe Staff

He became the fourth superintendent in a year and the seventh in a decade to oversee a School Department still under a US court desegregation order.

Alex Rocco, 79; left a Somerville gang, rebuilt life as noted character actor

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Rocco left the Boston area after brushes with the law and became an actor who appeared in more than 160 TV shows and movies.