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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Helen Kass, 82, valued counselor to many

By , Globe Staff

Mrs. Kass’s career ranged from college admissions to geriatric counseling and management, and her advice was sought by clients and friends alike.

Glendora Putnam, 92, civil rights pioneer in legal, government fields

By , Globe Staff

Ms. Putnam was the first African-American woman to serve as state assistant attorney general and had led the Commission Against Discrimination.

James Green, 71, UMass Boston labor historian and writer

By , Globe Staff

Dr. Green combined academia and activism with a focus on workers and labor.

Phil Hyde, who championed ‘timesizing’ in several political campaigns, dies at 73

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Hyde ran unsuccessfully for political offices several times while championed his economic theory of “timesizing,” or shortening the work week length to provide more jobs.