HARTFORD, Conn.—Here are brief capsules of the Connecticut victims who were reported dead or missing as a result of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
American Airlines Flight 11 (Boston to Los Angeles, crashed into World Trade Center)
Candace Lee Williams, 20, Danbury. A business administration major at Northeastern University in Boston, Williams was among one of the top 10 students at Immaculate High School in Danbury and volunteered for many civic activities, including the Special Olympics.
United Airlines Flight 93 (Newark, N.J., to San Francisco, crashed in rural southwest Pennsylvania))
- Donald F. Greene, 52, Greenwich, a pilot and business manager for Safe Flight Instrument Corp., in White Plains, N.Y. He and his wife, Claudette, had two children, ages 10 and 6.
United Airlines Flight 175, (Boston to Los Angeles, crashed into World Trade Center)
- Amy King, 29, Stafford, a flight attendant who grew up in Jamestown, N.Y. She was the girlfriend of flight attendant Michael Tarrou, who also died on the flight.
- Michael Tarrou, 38, Stafford, a flight attendant who grew up in Wantagh, N.Y. He was the boyfriend of Amy King, who also died on the flight. He is survived by an 11-year-old daughter from a previous marriage. He and King wanted to move to Florida to be near his daughter.
- Juliana Valentine McCourt, 4, New London, daughter of Ruth McCourt, who also died on the flight.
- Ruth McCourt, 45, New London, a well-known business woman in the Boston area who once owned the Clifford Classique Day Spa in Newton, Mass. She moved from Boston to New London in 1999 and was married to Waterford native David McCourt. She and her daughter were traveling to Los Angeles for a trip to Disneyland.
World Trade Center
- Alexander Braginsky, 38, of Stamford, managed foreign exchange products for Reuters. He normally worked out of an office at Times Square but was attending a sales conference at the World Trade Center. An immigrant from the Soviet Union, Braginsky is one of six Reuters employees missing. "He wasn't supposed to attend that conference, but at the last minute a ticket became available and he jumped at the chance to go," said his fiancee Kelly Kazes.
- Stephen Cherry, 41, of Stamford, a senior partner at Cantor Fitzgerald. He and his wife, Mary Ellen, and their four sons, recently returned from a trip to Montana.
- Geoffrey W. Cloud, 36, of Stamford is survived by his wife, Mio, and two children. Cloud worked long days as a lawyer for the financial securities firm Cantor Fitzgerald and was on the 104th floor when his building was struck.
-Kevin P. Connors, 55, of Greenwich, a senior vice president of Euro Brokers, Inc., a native of Boston and a graduate of the United State Naval Academy at Annapolis. He leaves his wife, Sylvia, two sons and three stepchildren.
- Joseph Coppo, 47, New Canaan, had worked for Cantor Fitzgerald since last year. That's when the bond firm bought Municipal Partners, the company he founded in 1990. Patricia Coppo described her husband as a fun-loving person whose enthusiasm was infectious. They had four children, ranging in age from 13-22.
- John Fiorito, 40, Stamford, a broker with Cantor Fitzgerald. He was at work on the 104th floor of the north tower. He underwent a bone marrow transplant last year, after being diagnosed with leukemia.
- Bennett L. Fisher, 58, Greenwich, senior vice president of Fiduciary Trust Co. International. An avid yachtsman, Fisher and his wife, Susan, had two children. He helped in the public acquisition of the 110-acre Treetops property near the Stamford border.
- Richard S. Gabrielle, 50, of West Haven, an insurance broker at the Aon Corporation, had taken up car racing lessons that include driving a souped up car around a ractrack at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville. He is survived by his wife, Monica.