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

Monroe Engel, 93; novelist, longtime writing teacher at Harvard

By , Globe Staff

Dividing his time between the classroom and the writing desk, Dr. Engel had a lasting impact on students.

Norman Bridwell, at 86, created ‘Clifford’ storybooks

, Globe Staff and Wires

Mr. Bridwell, of Edgartown on Martha’s Vineyard, wrote and illustrated the series of “Clifford the Big Red Dog” children’s books.

Malcolm MacDougall, at 86; ad executive’s ‘creativity was almost instantaneous’

By , Globe Staff

Mr. MacDougall compiled a list of credits on campaigns that included Diet Coke’s “just for the taste of it.”

Steve Cosmopulos, at 87; dynamo at ad agencies

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Cosmopulos created award-winning ad campaigns for decades and cofounded legendary Boston firm Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos.