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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Stacy Kirkpatrick, 52; caregiver to the neediest

By , Globe Staff

“There was always something in her that was drawing her to that kind of work,” said Ms. Kirkpatrick’s wife, Karen Shack.

Harold Vaughan, 91, Kennedy aide and pioneering candidate

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Mr. Vaughan worked in the administrations of three Boston mayors and ran for lieutenant governor in 1964.

Hilary Putnam, 89, Harvard philosopher of uncommon breadth

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Mr. Putnam, of Arlington, taught philosophy at the university for 35 years.

Mimi Hirsh, at 68; novelist explored life through her characters

By , Globe Staff

“She was graceful in the way she approached the world, and also people,” said her husband, David Montenegro, a poet and composer.