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

Mary Oliver, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 83

By , Globe Staff

Ms. Oliver’s work celebrated nature and her longtime home of Provincetown.


Verna Bloom, memorable in ‘Medium Cool’ and ‘Animal House,’ dies at 80

, Globe staff and news services

Ms. Bloom was born in Lynn and died Jan. 9 in Bar Harbor, Maine.

Memorial service for Michael R. Deland

, Globe Staff

A memorial service for Michael R. Deland, former New England regional administrator for the US Environmental Protection Agency, will be held at 11 a.m. Jan. 31 in Trinity Church in Boston.

Stephen Winthrop, a leader in raising awareness about ALS — and a patient, too — dies at 60

By , Globe Staff

Upon being diagnosed with ALS, Winthrop experienced “a blend of disbelief, anger, anguish, and fear,” he would recall. And then he got to work.