The Necrology of Rutgers Graduates and Family Members Who Died on 9/11/01

Rutgers Alumni aboard Newark Flight 93 that crashed in Somerset County, Pennsylvania:

Patrick J. Driscoll GSNB’75, age 70,
of Manalapan, NJ, former employee of Bell Laboratories.

Colleen L. Fraser LC’74, age 51,
of Elizabeth, NJ, chairwoman of the NJ Developmental Disabilities Council.

Richard J. Guadagno CC’84, age 38,
of Eureka, CA.

Donald A. Peterson GSM’67, age 66, and his wife, Jean J. Peterson,
of Spring Lake, NJ. Donald was a retired president of Continental Electric Co., Newark.

Rutgers Alumni aboard Boston Flight 175 that crashed into the World Trade Center:

Patrick J. Quigley RC’82, age 40,
of Wellesley Hills, MA, partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Rutgers Alumni in the World Trade Center:

Paul A. Acquaviva RC’94, age 29,
of Glen Rock, NJ, vice president for corporate development at eSpeed, a division of Cantor Fitzgerald.
He is survived by his wife, Courtney, and their daughter, Sarah, 2.

Evan Jay Baron NCAS’84, age 38,
of Bridgewater, NJ, worked as an energy futures specialist with Carr Futures.

David O. Campbell RC’72, GSM’74, age 51,
of Basking Ridge, NJ, senior vice president for Keefe, Bruyette and Woods.

Alexander H. Chiang GSNB’82, age 51,
of New City, NY, computer specialist for Marsh & McLennan.

John “Robbie” Cruz RC’93, age 32,
of Lakewood, New Jersey and Jersey City, NJ. Born at Misericordia Hospital, Bronx, New York, John lived in Lakewood since April 1973 before moving to Jersey City in June, 2000. Surviving are his parents, Philip and Migdalia (nee Guardiola) Cruz and an only brother, Philip Alan Cruz. John was engaged to be married to Susana Ferreira of Yonkers, New York on September 21, 2002. They met at Morgan Stanley where both worked before John left to go work for Cantor Fitzgerald, located in Tower One of the WTC on the 101st floor. John graduated from Rutgers with a major in Economics, minor in Accounting. John’s business career included service for Prudential Securities, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and Cantor Fitzgerald.

Brian T. Cummins GSN’91, age 38,
of Manasquan, NJ, equities trader for Cantor Fitzgerald.

Gavin Cushny UCN’85, age 47,
of Hoboken, NJ, computer software engineer for Cantor Fitzgerald.
He is survived by his mother, Cibyl Eales-White of Scotland.

Michael A. Davidson LC’97, age 27,
of Old Bridge, NJ, equity options sales trader for Cantor Fitzgerald.
Michael and his fiancee, Dominique De Nardo DC’97, were planning a July wedding.

Jayceryll M. de Chavez LC’99, age 24,
of Carteret, NJ, portfolio analysist for Fiduciary Trust Co.
Jayceryll was one of the founding members of the Rutgers chapter of the Delta Chi fraternity.
He is survived by his parents, Bibiano and Asuncion, and two sisters, Aizza and Maria Aimee.

Michael A. Diaz-Piedra III NCAS’74, age 49,
of Washington Township, NJ, executive in the disaster recovery section of The Bank of New York.
He is survived by his wife, Kelly.

Judy Santillan Fernandez UCNB’98, age 27,
of Sayreville, NJ, worked for Cantor Fitzgerald.

Stephen Fiorelli Eng’80, age 43,
of Aberdeen, NJ, civil engineer for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

Jeffrey B. Gardner CC’87, age 36,
of Hoboken, NJ, environmental insurance broker for Marsh & McLennan.

Alayne Friedenreich Gentul RC’78, age 44,
of Mountain Lakes, NJ, director of human resources for Fiduciary Trust International, wife of Jack Gary Gentul, GSEd’79, and mother of two sons, Alex, 12, and Robbie, 8.

Barry H. Glick NCAS’67, age 55,
of Wayne, NJ, worked for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. He is survived by his son Jeremy M. Glick RC’97.

Charles H. Karczewski RC’89, age 34,
of Union, NJ, worked for AON in World Trade Center, Tower 2, 101st Floor.

Brendan Mark Lang LC’92, age 30,
of Red Bank, NJ, project manager for StructureTone, Inc.

Ming-Hao Liu GSNB’89, age 41,
of Livingston, NJ, senior staff engineer for the Washington International Group.
He is survived by his wife, Jiun-Min Liu GSNB’89.

James A. Martello LC’83, age 41,
of Rumson, NJ (formerly of Montville), worked for Cantor Fitzgerald. James played middle linebacker for the Scarlet Knights.

Brian E. Martineau NCAS ’88, age 37,
of Edison, NJ, insurance underwriter for Aon Insurance.

Michael McCabe UCNB’83, age 42,
of Rumson, NJ, member of equity trading department of Cantor Fitzgerald.

Virginia Ormiston Eng’81, age 42,
of New York City, survived by her husband Jim Kenworthy and their two children, Beth and Bill.

Dominique L. Pandolfo RC’96, age 27,
of New York City, regional training coordinator for Marsh & McLennan.

Jon A. Perconti LC’93, age 32,
of Hoboken, NJ, worked for Cantor Fitzgerald in World Trade Center, Tower 1, 104th Floor.

Tom Reinig GSM’78, age 48,
of Bernardsville, NJ, investment banker at eSpeed.

Richard D. Rosenthal GSM’75, age 50,
of Fair Lawn, NJ, vice president for Cantor Fitzgerald.
Survived by his wife, Loren, and their two sons, Evan and Seth.

Maria Theresa Santillan NCAS’96, age 27,
of Morris Plains, NJ, worked for Cantor Fitzgerald.

Scott M. Schertzer LC’97, age 28,
of Edison, NJ, worked in human resources for Cantor Fitzgerald.

Neil G. Shastri RC/SBNB’98, age 25,
of New York City, was a technology consultant employed by Scient/IXL, consulting to Cantor Fitzgerald in World Trade Center, Tower 1.

Michael C. Sorresse NCAS’89, age 34,
of Morris Plains, NJ, vice president for Marsh USA Agencies.

Kristine Marie Swearson UCNB’96, age 34,
of New York City, webmaster for eSpeed.
Kristine is survived by her mother and stepfather, Eileen and Randy Townley of San Jose, California, and her father and stepmother, Ben and Terri Swearson of Orange, California.

Gregory Wachtler RC’98, age 25,
of the Soho section of Manhattan, worked for Fred Alger Management in World Trade Center, Tower 1, 93rd Floor.

Family Members of Rutgers Alumni:

Ronald E. Magnuson, age 57,
of Park Ridge, New Jersey, father of Jeffrey Magnuson RC’00.

Kevin York
of Princeton, NJ, worked for Euro Brokers, Inc.
He is survived by his wife, Chiemi Brindle York CC’83, GSNB’94 and their two sons, Connor, 6, and Aidan, 10 months.

Joseph Maffeo
of Red Hook, Brooklyn FD. Cousin of Lou Rossi, ENG’81, GSNB’84.

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