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

John ‘Wacko’ Hurley, 85; organized St. Patrick’s Day parade

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Hurley played a role in running the South Boston parade for more than 50 years.

Ezra ‘Speed’ Anderson, owner of iconic hot dog trailer, dies at 94

By , Globe Staff

Ezra “Speed” Anderson sold his award-winning hot dogs in Newmarket Square for many years.

Mildred Hailey, 82; Bromley-Heath leader achieved national stature

By , Globe Staff

Mrs. Hailey spent for four decades as head of the nation’s first tenant-run public housing development.

Alden W. Poole, 89; journalist, professor, peace activist

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Poole, of Quincy, had three overlapping careers as a newspaper editor and taught journalism at Simmons College.