Zacarias Toro


Age: 50

Summary: U.S. deputy marshal who was the recipient of the Marshals Service Purple Heart Award for his work at the World Trade Center after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001, but who was diagnosed with prostate cancer (a common cancer for his age group) while experts don't yet know whether exposure to Trade Center dust put anyone at greater risk for contracting that disease even thou the World Trade Center Health Program determined that the cancer resulted from his service at the trade center after 9/11.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: October 6, 1964

Died: June 14, 2015

New York City, New York