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

Jack Reilly, 98; launched Ryles jazz club

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Reilly also previously co-owned Jacks, a rock and folk club in Cambridge, and managed Club Casablanca in Harvard Square.

Ruth Grossman Sidel, a professor and writer

By , Globe Staff

Dr. Sidel interviewed scores of poor women over the years and wove their voices and stories into her books.

Millie Clements, 81; leader in education, banking, and community affairs

By Felicia Gans , Globe Correspondent

Ms. Clements held leadership roles at A Better Chance Inc. and Bank of Boston, and was a pioneering African-American woman on the Massachusetts Board of Education.

Mary Knight, 89; longtime community activist in Dorchester

By Kathleen McKenna , Globe Correspondent

Mrs. Knight, an immigrant from Jamaica, had worked to improve the Grove Hall area since the 1960s.