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

Robert Lautzenheiser, climatologist and scholar of New England’s weather, dies at 103

By , Globe Staff

Robert Lautzenheiser, 103, who died Aug. 20, was a longtime National Weather Service climatologist and de facto historian of New England’s weather, gathering data at his Reading home.

Frances Crowe, peace activist for the ages, dies at 100

By , Globe Staff

Ms. Crowe, of Northampton, was a peace activist for decades who lost count of her arrests at demonstrations.

Don Rodman, whose philanthropy helped Greater Boston’s poorest children, dies at 88

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Rodman founded and owned Rodman Ford in Foxborough, and spent years raising and giving away more than $150 million.

Paulette Harwood, who taught generations of students to dance, dies at 91

By , Globe Staff

For 58 years, generations of dancers perfected their discipline at Paulette’s Ballet Studio under the exacting eyes of Mrs. Harwood.