Obituaries Editor

Bryan Marquard

Bryan Marquard has written obituaries since 2005 for the Globe , where he has worked since 2000. For more than 35 years he has been reporter and editor at publications including Newsday on Long Island and smaller newspapers in New England, where he has lived most of his life.

Latest stories

Muriel Leventhal, whose quiet philanthropy enriched lives, dies at 101

By , Globe Staff

Mrs. Leventhal, wife of the developer Norman Leventhal, volunteered at a local hospital and discreetly paid college costs for many she met.

Martin Badoian, much-honored Canton High math teacher, dies at 90

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Badoian, of Sharon, who died Oct. 27, led the school’s math team to numerous championships.

Dennis Krausnick, actor and playwright who helped found Shakespeare & Company, dies at 76

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Krausnick taught thousands of students and also directed or acted in countless productions.


A quiet hero: Andy Fitzgerald, last surviving crew member from daring Cape Cod rescue, dies at 87 

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Fitzgerald’s crew was awarded the Gold Lifesaving Medal, the Coast Guard’s highest honor, for its 1952 rescue of 32 men off an oil tanker, and was immortalized in the 2016 blockbuster “The Finest Hours.”