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

Peter Hotton, 87; Globe’s longtime ‘Handyman on Call’

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Hotton dispensed home repair advice to readers throughout New England and across the country for half a century.

Lenore Travis, 67; friendships in many areas in Lincoln

By , Globe Staff

“Lenore was the weft that tied us all together in this tapestry,” friend Mary Ellen Grossman told hundreds of mourners.

Dr. Gordon Vineyard, 78; taught art of surgery to generations of students

By , Globe Staff

Dr. Vineyard was a longtime surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and served as interim CEO of Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates.

Franz Wright, 62; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Wright, the son of Pulitzer-winning poet James Wright, was honored in 2004 for his collection “Walking to Martha’s Vineyard.”