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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Betty Reid Mandell, at 89; longtime advocate for the poor

By Bryan Marquard , Globe staff

Ms. Mandell taught social work and sociology at Bridgewater State University and other colleges.

Irven DeVore, celebrated Harvard anthropologist, dies at 79

By Bryan Marquard , Globe Staff

Legend has it that students scalped spots in line to sign up for Dr. DeVore’s class, Science B-29, nicknamed “Sex.”

Catherine Stratton, 100; promoted art, humanities at MIT

By Bryan Marquard , Globe Staff

Mrs. Stratton, the wife of a former MIT president, “had an incredible impact in the area of the arts,” said one associate.

Lew Dabney, at 92; decorated fighter pilot and handgun foe

By Bryan Marquard , Globe Staff

Mr. Dabney‘s work ranged from serving as an FBI agent to working in advertising and as a publishing executive.