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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Mary Ellen Colten, 68, director of Center for Survey Research at UMass Boston

By , Globe Staff

Dr. Colten combined scholarly studies with political activism, including with a group of friends known as the Obama Mamas.

Former MLB umpire Steve Palermo, an Oxford native, dead at 67

By , Globe Staff

Palermo’s umpiring career was cut short after he was shot in 1991 while trying to break up a robbery.

Steve Palermo, 67; popular umpire was shot while breaking up a robbery

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Palermo grew up in Massachusetts and was one of the top umpires in Major League Baseball.

Henri Termeer, key biotech leader who built Genzyme into an industry giant, dead at 71

By and , Globe Staff

Mr. Termeer helped build the Cambridge-based firm into a leading biotech company.