Edward F. Geraghty‚ 45‚ battalion chief‚ FDNY‚ Battalion 9. Following in the family tradition‚ Geraghty joined the FDNY shortly after graduation from St. John’s University. On the job‚ he had been head of the training academy and‚ on September 11th‚ oversaw several firehouses that responded to the disaster.
A father of three‚ he was a dedicated family man‚ an avid runner‚ a eucharistic minister‚ and a key organizer for hometown charities. As he rose through the ranks‚ friends recall that the 23-veteran was always a fireman at heart.