Victim: John Michael Gerard Ahern
John Michael Gerard Ahern was 26 and a native of Rockville Centre, NY. He was returning to the United States to spend Christmas with family. He lived and worked in London as a government bond broker for Fundamental Brokers Inc. He left behind his parents Thomas and Barbara Ahern, and his four siblings, Thomas Jr., Bonnie, Peter, and Colleen.
John was an avid skier and had planned to take a trip to Vermont with his friends over Christmas. While living in Europe he frequently took ski trips to the Alps. He also enjoyed art and had acquired a magnificent collection of European paintings. An open and cheerful exuberance for life was the hallmark of John's personality.
A scholarship was established in his name at the University of Dayton in Ohio.
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