Around the Bronx: NYPD Lt. Steven Cioffi, who worked at Ground Zero after 9/11, dies of cancer at age 40  

by Blogburger on March 7, 2013

It happened so fast. Yet it might have been 11 years in the making. Steven Cioffi, 40 years old, an NYPD lieutenant, will be waked Thursday and buried Friday. He died Tuesday of a rare, aggressive cancer that his family and his union suspect may be related to his time working at Ground Zero after 9/11. Cioffi, a lifelong Throgs Neck resident, had mourned the loss of another local boy and friend, Firefighter Michael Lynch, who died in the twin towers on that catastrophic day. Cioffi went down there for the rescue/recovery effort on Sept. 13, and spent a total of four months working near…

WN.com – Health News

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