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 Farmer, 78, legendary fund-raiser for Democratic presidential campaigns

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Farmer, who died July 22, was a legendary fund-raiser for Michael Dukakis, Bill Clinton, and John Kerry.

Charlotte Fellman; taught music for decades, loved music entire life

By , Globe Staff

More than 90 years ago, before most of the patrons who will fill this fall’s seats in Symphony Hall were born, Ms. Fellman took her turn with the baton.

Cara Linehan Buckwell, a mother and coach who ‘left the world a better place,’ dies at 34

By , Globe Staff

Buckwell was a respected coach who ran races to raise funds in her sister’s memory. When she died, her daughter was 10 months old.

S. Allen Counter, 73; professor found explorers’ descendants decades later

By , Globe Staff

In the 1980s, Dr. Counter located the descendants of US arctic explorers in Greenland.