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

Sidewalk Sam dies; he turned streets of Boston into his canvas

By , Globe Staff

Known for decades as “Sidewalk Sam,” Bob Guillemin used chalk and paint to recreate masterpieces on sidewalks.

John Wilson, at 92; artist spurred by social realities

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Wilson, who grew up in Roxbury, painted, sculpted, and made prints out of his home studio in Brookline.

Jim Queeny, 94; longtime Duxbury teacher, pilot, sailor

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Queeny was mainstay at the Duxbury Yacht Club, where he shared with aspiring young sailors his love of the sea.

Richmond Mayo-Smith, 92; educator, world literacy group head

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Mayo-Smith, of Boston, chaired the World Education literacy organization and Common Cause of Massachusetts.