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

Theodore A. Oatis, at 67; real estate developer whose optimism was inspirational

By Bryan Marquard , Globe Staff

Mr. Oatis continued to approach life with inspirational optimism and energy despite his diagnosis of colon cancer two years ago.

James Foley, exemplar of bravery to many, dies at 40

By Bryan Marquard and Zachary T. Sampson , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

“He just had this gene that didn’t know fear,” said Jeremy Osgood, a friend of the reporter since their childhood in rural N.H.

Corey Griffin, 27; his riches were family, friends, philanthropy

By Bryan Marquard , Globe Staff

Philanthropic at an age when most focus solely on launching careers, Mr. Griffin solicited $100,000 in donations for ALS.

Stoneham couple’s grief prolonged

By Bryan Marquard , Globe Staff

A year after their son’s death, Rosanne and Bob Carruthers are still waiting for the medical examiner’s report.