Memories of Larry Stack

FDNY's Lawrence Stack, who perished on 9/11, is remembered by his wife and sons, who followed their dad into the profession as firefighters. Videojournalist: Mike Roy (Sept. 8, 2011)

 Many lives changed forever

As the years go by, I constantly reflect on the many memories I have of Larry and Teri, a girlfriend of mine since high school. Larry nicknamed Ter "Queenie", which always makes me giggle. They were a special couple.

I think back to their wedding day, a great costume party one Halloween when Larry was dressed as a female, and that week before 9/11 when we were all at their house partying and discussing the possibility of Larry's up and coming retirement.


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Who knew that in a week, so many lives would be changed forever.

Larry will always remain close to my heart and in my prayers. As with all his friends, we miss him dearly.

Sue Koch, Glen Head

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