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.

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David Kleiler, independent film impresario who saved the Coolidge Corner Theatre, dies at 79

By , Globe Staff

David Kleiler, of Brookline, who died April 15, was a college teacher turned impresario of Boston’s independent film scene.

World’s oldest curler Ralph Vaccaro, WWII veteran and ocean researcher, dies at 99

By , Globe Staff

Curling afforded Mr. Vaccaro world renown, but it was only part of a life that was as full as it was long.

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The Rev. Howard M. Haywood, Newton leader and affordable housing advocate, dies at 78

By , Globe Staff

A tireless advocate for affordable housing in Newton and a driving force for the creation of the Myrtle Village development, he was honored by community leaders in December.

Arthur Polonsky, Boston Expressionist artist and teacher, dies at 93

By , Globe Staff

A Globe art critic once called Mr. Polonsky “one of the authentic visionaries among figurative painters.”