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

Dominick J. Arena, police chief who arrested Ted Kennedy after Chappaquiddick, dies at 89

By , Globe Staff

Because Mr. Arena was the first law enforcement officer on the scene, and the key investigator, the weeks and months around the death of Mary Jo Kopechne would come to define his career.

Sidney Verba, Harvard’s ‘consummate university citizen,’ dies at 86

By , Globe Staff

Dr. Verba spent six decades on campus as a student, professor, researcher, author, and associate dean.

Julia Ruth Stevens, Babe Ruth’s last surviving child, dies at 102

By Maddie Kilgannon , Globe Correspondent

The Stevens family announced the death of the baseball icon’s daughter on Facebook Saturday night.

Howell Begle, who helped R&B stars recover royalties, dies at 74

By , Globe Staff

Mr. Begle launched an unlikely crusade to secure fair compensation for black musicians who didn’t receive royalties because of unfair contracts they signed decades ago.