BRENTWOOD - ? A 9/11 hero from Brentwood has lost his battle with cancer. Retired NYPD Capt. Barry Galfano, 54, died days after releasing a video about his time at Ground Zero. Galfano described in the video how he stayed at Ground Zero for nine months, comforting others after the terror attack even though he thought it might be dangerous. Galfano released the video online for the Captains Endowment Association.
The 25-year veteran died Sunday after battling brain, lung and liver cancer.