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Myra Aronson (COM '82)

Myra Aronson, 50, of Charlestown, Massachusetts, was a Public Relations Manager for Compuware Corporation in Cambridge. Aronson taught public relations courses at Emerson College and served on the marketing committee for the Handel and Haydn Society, a premier period instrument orchestra and professional chorus. Family and friends described her as athletic and health-conscious. Aronson was a passenger on American Airlines Flight 11.

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   Myra Aronson
     
 
Mark Bavis (CAS '93)

Mark Bavis, 31, of West Newton, Massachusetts, was entering his second season as an amateur scout for the Los Angeles Kings. A Boston native, he played four years on Boston University's hockey team, where his twin brother, Michael, is an assistant coach. In addition to his twin brother, Bavis is survived by his mother, Mary; two other brothers, Pat and Johnny; and three sisters, Kelly, Mary Ellen and Kathy. The Bavis family lost a brother 15 years ago, and Bavis' father died 10 years ago. Bavis was a passenger on United Airlines Flight 175. Those who wish may make contributions to The Mark Bavis Scholarship Foundation c/o Catholic Memorial High School, 235 Baker Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132.

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   Mark Bavis
     
 
Thomas More Brennan (GSM '97)

Thomas Brennan, 32, of Scarsdale, New York, died on September 11 in the World Trade Center disaster. He graduated from Boston University with a Masters degree in Business Administration and Management and was an investment banker with Sandler O'Neill & Partners. He was the husband of Jennifer Brennan and the son of John and Anita Brennan. Brennan is also survived by a daughter Catherine Ann, brothers John, Paul, Michael and sister Marybeth. Brennan's wife, Jennifer, gave birth to their son, Thomas More Brennan, Jr.,
on October 24, 2001.

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   Thomas More Brennan
     
 
Caleb Arron Dack (MET '93)

Caleb Dack, 39, was born in England and immigrated to Canada with his mother when he was eight years old. In July of 2001 he became Senior Vice President and Director of Global Sales and Alliances at Encompys, a midtown-Manhattan start-up. He was the beloved and adored husband of Abigail Carter, best daddy in the world for Carter, 2, and Olivia, 6, and cherished son of Selena Dack-Forsyth. Those who wish may make contributions to the C. Arron Dack Memorial Trust Fund at 131 North Mountain Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042.

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   Caleb Arron Dack

Caleb Arron Dack
     
 
John Doherty (SED '67)

John Doherty, 58, of New York, was last seen at Two World Trade Center on the 92nd Floor. He worked with AON Risk Services in the Risk Management Department. Doherty is survived by his wife, Mary.

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   John Doherty
     
 
Lisa Frost (SHA '01)

Lisa Frost, 22, of Rancho Santa Margarita, California, graduated from Boston University this year, with degrees in communications and business hospitality. She is survived by her father, mother and brother. Frost was a passenger on United Airlines Flight 175.

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   Lisa Frost
     
 
Karleton D.B. Fyfe (GSM '98)

Karleton D.B. Fyfe, 31, of Brookline, Massachusetts, worked for John Hancock. He is survived by his wife, Haven, and their son, Jackson. Fyfe was a passenger on American Airlines Flight 11.

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   Karleton D.B. Fyfe
     
Peter Hanson (GSM '94)
Sue Kim Hanson (GRS '92)

and daughter Christine Hanson

Peter Hanson, 32, his wife, Sue Hanson, 35, and their daughter, Christine Hanson, 2, of Groton, Massachusetts, were passengers on United Airlines Flight 175. Peter Hanson was Vice President of Sales of Waltham-based TimeTrade. Sue Hanson was a Senior Research Technician at Boston University's MED Pulmonary Center and a doctoral candidate at the university. Those who wish may make contribution to the Christine Lee Memorial Fund at the Congregational Church of Easton, P.O. Box 37, Easton, CT 06612.

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   Peter, Sue and Christine Hanson
     
Heather Ho (MET '92)

Heather Ho, 32, of New York, was an executive pastry chef at New York's Windows on the World restaurant on the 107th Floor of the World Trade Center. Ho, who was usually among the first to arrive at the north tower, has not been heard from since the terrorist attack. She was widely admired for taking a fresh and creative approach to traditional recipes and dreamed of one day owning her own pastry shop. She is survived by her father and mother, Stuart and Mary Ho, brother, Peter Ho, sister, Cecily Sargent, and grandmother, Betty Ho.

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   Heather Ho
     
 
Ralph Kershaw (SMG '71)

Ralph Kershaw, 52, of Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, was a passenger on United Airlines Flight 175. He was a marine surveyor, world traveler, and owner of the Ray Kershaw Company. In 1977, he became a member of the National Association of Marine Surveyors. He was vice president of the New England region from 1986 through 1992. His advice, knowledge, and expertise in boating were highly sought. Kershaw grew up in Manchester-by-the-Sea and graduated from Manchester High School, where he was a standout basketball player. He was one of the founders of the Men's REC basketball league in Manchester. Kershaw leaves his wife, Hedi (Nieberle); a daughter, Kristin; twin sons, Matthew and Jason; his mother, Elaine; and a brother, Alan, all of Manchester.

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   Ralph Kershaw
     
 
Judith Larocque (CAS '73)

Judith Larocque, 50, of Framingham, Massachusetts, was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Market Perspectives. Larocque was a passenger on American Airlines Flight 11. She was a Framingham native, and loved to walk around the shores of Lake Cochituate with her dog, Naboo. Judy is an avid Beatles fan, an entrepreneur continually drawn to high technology and an accomplished mom. She leaves behind two daughters, Danielle, 29 and Carie 26, and her beloved golden retriever, Naboo, 2. Her energy and spirit live on through them.

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   Judith Larocque
     
 
Adriana Legro (SMG '92)

Adriana Legro, 32, of New York, worked for Carr Futures at Two World Trade Center on the 96th Floor and has not been seen since September 11. She graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration & Management.

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   Adriana Legro
     
 
Joseph Daniel Maio (SMG '91)

Joseph Maio, 32, of Roslyn, New York, was the Director of Equity Derivatives at Cantor Fitzgerald in the World Trade Center. He was a member of Rockland Country Club, Sparkhill, New York, and a member of the Tam-O-Shanter Country Club in Long Island. Maio was the beloved husband of Sharri, devoted father of Devon Maio, loving son of George and Paula Maio, dear brother of Anthony Maio and his wife Carmela and their 3 daughters, Nicolette, Dominique, and Julianna, dearest grandson of Louise Maio and Madeline Skulsky, grandson-in-law of Madeline Setty, cherished son-in-law of Chuck and JoAnn Setty, and brother-in-law of Robin & Jordan Goldman and their son Drew. Those who wish may make contributions to the Devon Maio Educational Trust Fund c/o Clear Vision Optical, 110-103 Bi-County Blvd, Farmingdale, NY 11735.

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   Joseph Daniel Maio
     
 
Tom McGuinness (CAS '81)

Thomas McGuinness, 42, of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is survived by his wife, Cheryl, and a 14-year-old son and 16-year-old daughter. He was active in Bethany Church in Greenland, New Hampshire, friends and neighbors told The Boston Globe. Rick DeKoven, a church administrator, described him as "a devoted family man." McGuinness was co-pilot on American Airlines Flight 11.

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   Tom McGuinness
     
 
Raymond J. Metz, III (CAS '91)

Raymond Metz III, 37, of Trumbull, Connecticut, was a currency broker for Euro Brokers, Inc. on the 84th Floor of 2 World Trade Center. He was an avid sports enthusiast who played recreational hockey and enjoyed skiing. He is survived by his parents, Raymond Metz, Jr. and Margaret Quinn Metz; his beloved wife, Patrice Costello Metz; two daughters, Natalie Anne and Halie Marie; a sister, Wendy Metz; and several cousins, aunts and uncles. At the request of the family, those desiring may make memorial contributions to an education fund to benefit Natalie and Halie Metz, c/o People's Bank, 888 White Plains Road, Trumbull, CT 06611, or to the Euro Brokers Relief Fund, One New York Plaza, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10292. A memorial website for all Euro Broker employees lost in Two World Trade Center on September 11 can be found at wtc.technologyshoppe.com.

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   Raymond J. Metz III
     
 
Carlos "Beto" Montoya (GRS '99, GSM '99)

Carlos "Beto" Montoya, 36, of Belmont, Massachusetts, is survived by his wife, Stacey Montoya (GSM'99). He graduated from Boston University in 1999 with a Masters degree in Business Administration and International Relations. Montoya was a passenger on American Airlines Flight 11.

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   Carlos "Beto" Montoya
     
 
Sonia Puopolo (SED '80)

Sonia Morales Puopolo, 58, of Dover, Massachusetts, was the wife of School of Medicine's Board of Visitor member, Dominic Puopolo. She was a former ballerina and patron of the arts. Besides her husband, she leaves her children Dominic, 35; Mark Anthony, 29; and Tita, 28. Puopolo was a passenger on American Airlines Flight 11.

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   Sonia Puopolo
     
Richard D. Rosenthal (SMG '73)

Richard Rosenthal, 50, of Fair Lawn, New Jersey, was Vice President for Cantor Fitzgerald. Rosenthal graduated from Boston University in 1973 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management. He is survived by his wife, Loren, and their two sons, Evan and Seth. Those who wish may make contributions to the Richard Rosenthal Children's Fund, PMB 206, 637 Wyckoff Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481.

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   Richard D. Rosenthal
     
Richard Ross (SMG '63)

Richard Ross, 58, of Newton, Massachusetts, headed the management consulting company, the Ross Group. He was an enthusiastic sailor on his 34-foot sloop, and enjoyed late afternoon excursions out of Rockport with his family. He is survived by his wife, Judi Ross (SFA'65). Ross was a passenger on American Airlines Flight 11

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   Richard Ross
     
 
Robert E. Russell (SED '90)

Robert Russell, 52, of Oxon Hill, Maryland, was a civilian budgetary supervisor for the Army at the Pentagon. He has not been seen since the attacks on September 11. He is survived by his wife, Teresa, and his three children, Cydne, 30; Robert, 28; and Valerie, 14.

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   Robert E. Russell
     
Dianne Bullis Snyder (SED '87)

Dianne Bullis Snyder, 42, of Westport, Massachusetts, was a flight attendant aboard American Airlines Flight 11. She was a Dartmouth Indoor Tennis Club team member, and a past club champion. She loved to garden, hike, and camp, and was also known for her handmade quilts. Snyder leaves her husband, John, a son, Leland, and daughter, Blakeslee; her parents, Marilyn and Donald Bullis of Madison; a sister, Elizabeth Bullis Wiese of Fairfield, Connecticut; and two brothers, John Bullis and Bradley Bullis, both of Essex, Connecticut.

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   Dianne Bullis Snyder
     
 
Saranya Srinuan (CAS '00)

Saranya Srinuan, 23, of New York, recently graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations. Srinuan arrived to her job at Cantor Fitzgerald at 7 AM on the 104th Floor at One World Trade Center and has not been seen since. She is survived by her mother, father and brother. The Srinuan family has created a website in memory of Saranya at www.saranya.com.

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   Saranya Srinuan
     
 
Craig W. Staub (SMG '92)

Craig Staub, 30, was tragically and innocently killed at the WTC where he worked as a Senior Vice President for Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. He was in the South Tower on the 89th floor. Craig was an investor and analyst for this Wall Street firm that specializes in Banking and Financial Services. He graduated from Boston University in 1992, Summa Cum Laude. For those who knew Craig, he was an exceptional human being full of humor, intelligence, compassion and life. Craig met his wife Stacey in 1994 and they were married on June 25, 2000. Their daughter, Juliette Craig W. Staub, was born on what would have been Craig's 31st birthday, September 22, 2001, 11 days after the terrorist attack. His sister, Carolyn Staub Bilelis, graduated from ENG in 1989. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

The Craig W. Staub Memorial Golf Outing to benefit the Juliette Craig W. Staub Trust Fund took place on May 11, 2002 at Hickory Hill Golf Course in Warwick, NY. Those who were unable to attend may make contributions to Craig W. Staub Memorial Golf, P.O. Box 226, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076.

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Craig W. Staub

Craig Staub with his wife Stacey (top) and his daughter Juliette (bottom), born 11 days after her father's tragic death

     
 
Edward W. Straub (LAW '80)

Edward Straub, 48, was President of AON Compensation Consulting at the World Trade Center. He graduated from Boston University's School of Law in 1980. Straub is survived by his wife, Sandra.

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   Edward W. Straub
     
 
Steven F. Strobert (ENG '89)

Steven Strobert, 33, of Ridgewood, New Jersey, worked at One World Trade Center. He graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering.

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   Steven F. Strobert
     
 
Brian Sweeney (COM '86)

Brian D. Sweeney, 38, was from Barnstable, Massachusetts. Sweeney was a passenger on United Airlines Flight 175.

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   Brian Sweeney
     
Michael Theodoridis (SMG '95)
Rahma Salie

Michael "Micky" Theodoridis, 32, and his wife, Rahma Salie, 28, of Boston, Massachusetts, were passengers on American Airlines Flight 11.

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   Michael Theodoridis
     
 
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