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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Comic Bill Dana, who won fame as ‘Jose Jimenez,’ dies at 92

By , Globe Staff

Bill Dana was a comedy writer and performer who achieved stardom in the 1950s and ’60s. He was from the Boston area and died June 15.

Tom Beal of Lincoln, a teacher who reveled in nature’s lessons, dies at 88

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Beal, of Lincoln, taught English for many years at the Rivers School and the Fenn School.

William T. Hogan Jr., 90, led state’s correction, welfare, and human services departments

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Hogan also served a retired Massachusetts District Court judge.

Marie Cosindas, 93; pioneered using color in art photography

By , Globe Staff

Ms. Cosindas was praised for creating rich photos that resembled paintings.