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

Dr.Virginia Latham, 78; guided passage of PatientBill ofRights

By , Globe Staff

On the national level and in Massachusetts, Dr. Latham advocated for improving standards of care.

Robert Marshall, 74, Harvard Square ‘mayor’

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Marshall was a fixture in Harvard Square for more than 45 years.

Memorial service for Jonathan Moore


A celebration of the life and career of Jonathan Moore, who formerly served in the administrations of six presidents, will be held at 11 a.m. June 3 in Memorial Church in Harvard Yard.

Robert Pirsig, 88; fused Zen, motorcycles to travel inner worlds

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Pirsig’s dense and discursive novel of ideas, “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,” became an unlikely publishing phenomenon.