Description Memorial ribbon created in memory of Michael DeRienzo. The ribbon is made up of four looped ribbons—blue, white, red, and black—pinned together.
Historical Notes Born in Great Kills, Staten Island, Michael DeRienzo lived in Hoboken, New Jersey. Michael planned to meet his sister in Chicago to attend a Cubs baseball game the weekend after September 11. He was also preparing to run a marathon in Dublin, Ireland, later that month. On September 11, Michael was on the North Tower’s 104th floor, where he worked as a Cantor Fitzgerald vice president. He was 35 years old.