Robert Grossman

 

Age: 41

 

Summary: veteran New York police officer who was among the hundreds of policemen, firefighters, and volunteers who worked at Ground Zero in the days and weeks after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, in which family members and advocates urged lawmakers to act on a bill that would help to pay medical care for policemen and firefighters exposed to the toxins released into the air after the twin towers collapsed.

 

 

Cause of Death: Brain tumor

 

Born: March 1, 1968

 

Died: October 9, 2009

 

Location: New York City, New York