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In Tribute to James Andrew O'Grady
32 years old.   Residence: Harrington Park, N.J.
Died in World Trade Center

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Thinking of the fun times growing up together at the pool at BCC.

*** Posted by Tracy Bauman Doherty on 2012-09-10 ***

Your story touched me And,y may you rest in peace

*** Posted by Leaha on 2012-07-11 ***

Remembering your loss, may god bless you all.

*** Posted by Ellen on 2011-09-18 ***

Andy... I reflect often on your friendship and leadership while we were at UCLA. When I was a freshman, you were one of the first guys on the swim team who welcomed me. You went with this kid from east Cleveland who was still wet behind the ears to get my first bank account and California ID. Man, you were a great and fun friend. RIP my brother...

*** Posted by Byron Davis on 2011-09-10 ***

In loving memory.

*** Posted by Julie Strange on 2011-09-06 ***

May peace be with you. I am so incredibly sorry for your loss.

*** Posted by Molly on 2011-04-03 ***

Hooah, Green Team!
Thinking about you today, Andy O'Grady....
Happy Saint Patrick's Day!
I will never forget you....
KK

*** Posted by Karen Kluesener on 2011-03-17 ***

It's a real shame.

*** Posted by James O'Grady on 2011-03-01 ***

I only know of him because of the media and Rachel Uchitel. I recently watched an interview with her (at the time had no idea who she was) where she basically shared her heart.... It brought me to tears. He was an awesome guy by ALL accounts. Reading these posts has brought on a lot more tears.... (I'm Australian and can only imagine the pain all have suffered.) But I wanted to send my love and best wishes to everyone who cared for him and his loving friends and family. I do understand the pain of losing a loved one and the way it can change your entire existence.... My love to you all. R.I.P., Andy.

*** Posted by Cory on 2011-02-10 ***

I was recently in New York with my daughter and grand-daughters, and my daughter bought bracelets of 9/11 victims at the WTC site. Mine was James O'Grady's. I shall remember him and his family in my prayers. We Americans will never forget that day and the heroes who were lost!

Gerry from Mississippi

*** Posted by Gerry Morris on 2010-11-29 ***

I was recently at my daughter's basketball game at the Harrington Park Middle School, and I was reminded of Andy. I saw the Bergen Record's "Athlete of the Week" article on Andy proudly on display in the hallway. I remembered how he would talk about his swimming days. I worked with Andy at his first job out of UCLA. We played softball together and probably had more fun after the games were over. He liked to be involved in the post game festivities, and being right out of college, he lead the way. He had an engaging personality and a great work ethic, which was evidenced by his rapid climb up the corporate ladder. I met with him only a few weeks before 9/11 to celebrate his promotion to Managing Director. What a wonderful person he was. He is truly missed.

*** Posted by 83 Friar on 2010-06-02 ***

My dearest O'Grady family,

My heart goes out to you at this time. I feel you have suffered so much in losing your son and in having to suffer once again by being dragged into scandal. Painful as it may be, do remember that this, too, shall pass....

*** Posted by Touched in NY on 2010-04-05 ***

Rachel's heart, along with many others, was broken on 9/11. Since then she has made some bad choices. I pray that she can save herself, before it is too late. James O'Grady must have loved her a lot, and maybe her whole life might have been different if that event had not happened.

*** Posted by frank on 2009-12-19 ***

My heart goes out to the O'Grady family, who are having to put up with all the scandal regarding their son's former fiance. Your son loved a girl Rachel Uchitel, who no way resembles the girl she is today. I only hope the media will leave you and your family in peace and quit showing that picture of her holding your son's photo on the news and internet.

*** Posted by Sue Jensen (Canada) on 2009-12-13 ***

James Andrew O'Grady, I didn't know you. but you're a true hero, and so is everyone else who lost their lives that day. R.I.P., sweetie. x

*** Posted by Kristel on 2009-12-07 ***

To the family of James Andrew O'Grady:

I have felt for you these past couple of weeks, for obvious reasons, especially after I read James' Father's interview in
The Daily News. Please take solace that your son was madly in love with a different girl when he perished. He was in love with a girl who spent a week going from hospital to hospital in search of him. That's where it ended. And that is the girl who will always be with him, not the person embroiled in many scandals now. He took his family and his sweet normal-looking blonde-haired girlfriend with him to heaven. And he is resting in peace. God bless you.

*** Posted by Dramaticlookcat on 2009-12-07 ***

I did not know James Andrew O'Grady, but my heart and prayers go out to his family with all of this ridiculous coverage of his previous fiancee, Rachel. It breaks my heart for them! God bless this family!

*** Posted by Dee Williams on 2009-12-06 ***

You are a true hero. May you be rewarded somewhere in the future!

*** Posted by Larry Loving on 2009-11-30 ***

Andy was a former student of mine from 27 years ago in Harrington Park. Many people say that students always remember one teacher they had. Andy is one student I'll never forget, and I have been teaching for almost 40 years. It saddens me to think how the events that took his life robbed everyone in the world of knowing what a great person Andy was.

*** Posted by Andy Walker on 2009-11-29 ***

I did not know Andy, but I noticed his name back when this happened and it touched me. We may be related, I do not know. But I read about him then and got to know more about him. I honor him and the others here where I work today with a blood drive that I organized.
God Bless Andy's friends, family and everyone else whose lives were touched by this day. Those lost will never be forgotten.

*** Posted by Lisa O'Grady -Arlington, Texas on 2007-09-11 ***


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