Summary: U.S. Army veteran and retired custodian of the New York City Police Department's Police Academy in Queens, New York who had been hospitalized in critical condition for nearly two weeks after sustaining storm-related trauma to his head and body when he slipped and fell down the stairs on the bottom of the steps of a blackened stairwell of his Rockaway Beach apartment complex slick with water during the infamous Hurricane Sandy superstorm in late October 2012 as he went outside with his daughter for some fresh air while power had been out in the building since the catastrophic storm.
Cause of Death: Complications from injuries sustained in a fall
Born: October 10, 1935
Died: November 10, 2012
Location: Jamaica, Queens, New York