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

Larry R. Meachum, prison reformer who once led MCI-Norfolk, dies at 79

, Globe staff and news services

Mr. Meachum also oversaw prison systems in Oklahoma and Connecticut.

Charles W. Collier, a philanthropic adviser who considered adversity ‘a gift,’ dies at 70

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Collier made public his diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s to encourage discussion about the illness.

Richard Concannon, who cohosted ‘The Literati Scene’ with his wife, Smoki Bacon, dies at 89

By , Globe Staff

For years, Mr. Concannon cohosted the cable TV show with Ms. Bacon.

Thomas B. Concannon Jr., 78, Newton’s first elected Democratic mayor

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Concannon served on the Board of Aldermen, was president of the Newton Cultural Alliance, and practiced law in the city for more than 40 years.