Jeffrey J. Giordano‚ 45‚ firefighter‚ FDNY‚ Ladder 3. A highly-decorated 14-year veteran‚ Giordano was honored for bravery in the spring of 2001 for rescuing a woman from a burning building. He was also a tireless fundraiser for the New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation. This year‚ New York Hospital’s burn center named a new children’s playroom for Giordano. A father of 3‚ he made time to run 14 marathons.
Jeff’s greatest asset was his mental strength. It allowed him to have physical‚ moral‚ and ethical strength. He carried this with him in everything he did.