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

Kate Mattes, whose Kate’s Mystery Books was a haven for fans and authors alike, dies at 72

By , Globe Staff

For more than 25 years, Kate Mattes ran Kate’s Mystery Books, turning her Cambridge shop into a hub for mystery writers and fans alike.

Michael Mone, trial lawyer and leader in state legal community, dies at 77

By , Globe Staff

Attorney Michael Mone made legal history with a medical malpractice ruling he won 40 years ago, and his other clients included lawyers and judges whose careers were in peril.

Last design: Dying of coronavirus, a famous architect planned his final resting place

By , Globe Staff

The day before he died of COVID-19, Michael McKinnell — famous for co-designing Boston City Hall — left behind his final design.

Architect Michael McKinnell, co-designer of Boston City Hall, dies at 84

By , Globe Staff

Michael McKinnell teamed with his friend Gerhard Kallmann to enter an architecture competition for a new Boston City Hall in the 1960s, and their design resulted in one of Boston's most famous buildings.