Paterson Police Department, New Jersey ● Line of Duty Death: November 5, 2020

Paterson Police Department Detective Anthony J. Lucanto died on November 5, 2020, as a result of cancer that he developed following his assignment to the search and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site following the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks.

Lucanto had served with the Paterson Police Department for 24 years.

Lucanto is survived by his wife, Andrea, and his three children.

The Tunnel to Towers Foundation has paid off the mortgage on the Lucanto family’s home as part of its 2021 Season of Hope initiative.