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Firefighter Brian Cannizzaro photos:

Funeral held on
November 15, 2001 on Staten Island.

The Brian Fund

Brian Cannizzaro Obituary

Tender Dad at Home,
Was a Rambo at a Fire

Brian Cannizzaro Steet Naming Ceremony

Brian Cannizzaro, 30, went "above and beyond" in everything he did, said his wife Jacqueline Cannizzaro. The night Cannizzaro, a firefighter, proposed marriage, they had gone to see the Broadway production of "Beauty and the Beast." Cannizzaro had arranged to have the prince in the show propose for him while he waited on bended knee with a ring. Unbeknownst to his future bride, their families were also in the audience.
"It was the most magical, amazing night. It was just perfect. He is my prince," Jacqueline Cannizzaro said. The couple, who married in 1998, have a 1-year-old son.
Copyright 2001 The Associated Press

Brian Cannizzaro


Brian's wife




Brian and his son Christopher.


Brian Cannizzaro Memorial Trust
In response to many inquiries, close friends of Brian have created a trust fund to foster and support the needs of his son Christopher. John Pisapia is administering the fund. Checks may be made payable to the:

Brian Cannizzaro Memorial Trust.
P.O. Box 090321,
Staten Island, NY 10309


Brian and his wife.


Ladder 101 at Coney Island.
Brian is the second from the right.



Brian and his father.



Thank You
from the Cannizzaro Family.


The FDNY's Emerald Pipes and Drums Band lead the procession.

Firefighters from his firehouse escort the vintage firetruck bearing Brian's casket. Brian's family and friends follow his casket.


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