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

Pumpsie Green, 1st black player on Red Sox, dies at 85

By , Globe Staff

Green, who was 85, played parts of four seasons with the Red Sox.

Susan P. Bloom, who taught and elevated children’s literature, dies at 80

By , Globe Staff

The Framingham resident, who died June 7, formerly directed the Center for the Study of Children’s Literature at Simmons University.

Sid Ramin, whose Roxbury friendship with Leonard Bernstein scaled music’s heights, dies at 100

, Globe Staff and News Reports

Mr. Ramin, who died July 1, became best friends with the legendary composer and conductor when they were boys in Roxbury, and they went on to stellar musical careers.

Louie Howland, editor and award-winning maritime historian, dies at 81

By , Globe Staff

Once a textbook salesman, Mr. Howland later charted a memorable path as an editor and antiquarian bookseller in Boston’s literary world.