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

Joan Chase, at 81; her first novel illuminated the lives of four girls on a rural farm

By , Globe Staff

Ms. Chase, who was 46 when she wrote “During the Reign of the Queen of Persia,”drew from childhood summers on a family farm in Ohio.

Douglass Shand-Tucci, 76, architectural historian of Boston

By , Globe Staff

His first major book, “Built in Boston,” was published in 1978.

David Bonetti, 70, incisive and at times inciting critic of art and architecture

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Bonetti worked for the Boston Phoenix, Berkshire Fine Arts, and newspapers in San Francisco and St. Louis.

Barbara Kiefer Lewalski, at 87; groundbreaking female Ivy League professor was renowned scholar on Milton

By , Globe Staff

Dr. Lewalski was the first woman to become a tenured English professor at Brown and Harvard universities.