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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Robert Spangenberg, 83; founded Boston Legal Assistance Project

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Spangenberg, of Brookline, was considered by some “the father of the modern indigent defense reform movement.”

Charles Bilezikian, 79; created the Christmas Tree Shops empire

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Bilezikian “was a very loving, kind, generous man, very hard-working,” said his niece Kimberly Kamborian of Watertown.

Michael Crawford, 70, artist and New Yorker cartoonist

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Crawford, of Kingston, N.Y., sometimes drew on his nearly two decades in Greater Boston for subject material.

Jack Reilly, 98; launched Ryles jazz club

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Reilly also previously co-owned Jacks, a rock and folk club in Cambridge, and managed Club Casablanca in Harvard Square.