Gregory J. Buck‚ 37‚ firefighter‚ FDNY‚ Engine 201. A Staten Island resident‚ he was an accomplished pianist and woodworker. He attended cooking school‚ often preparing special meals for his fellow firefighters‚ completed nursing school at the top of his class‚ and aced his FDNY exam.
He and his father had a custom furniture business and had restored several homes. He and wife‚ Catherine Morrison-Buck‚ had planned to start a business together. He was the most talented guy I’ve ever seen.