Ryan Henry Crane passed away on Monday,
February 3, 2014 at his home in Stamford, CT. He was 37.
Ryan grew up in Long Valley, NJ and graduated from The
Delbarton School in Morristown in 1995, earning
recognition as the Scholar-Athlete of the Year, 1995,
New Jersey Defensive Player of the Year in Lacrosse as
well as being named to the All-American Lacrosse Team.
He graduated from Harvard University in 1999, after
which he spent the next 14 years at J.P. Morgan in New
York. He was an Executive Director in the Global
Equities Group. Ryan was a loving, compassionate man who
wished well for everyone he met. He was known as the
"Gentle Giant" by his friends and family.
He is survived by his wife Lauren (nee Pizzotti), and
son Harry; parents Mary Jo and Lex of Long Valley, NJ;
brother Lex of Denver, CO; sister Allison and
brother-in-law John Archard of Arvada, CO;
parents-in-law Steve and Carol Pizzotti of Reading, MA,
brothers- and sisters-in-law David and Heather Pizzotti
of Upper Arlington, OH, Stephen and Kristin Pizzotti and
Chris and Felicia Pizzotti of Reading, MA, along with
five nephews, three nieces and many loving aunts,
uncles, and cousins.
Family and friends may call on Sunday, February 9th from
3:00PM to 7:00PM at the Leo P. Gallagher Funeral Home,
31 Arch Street, Greenwich, CT. A Mass of Christian
Burial will be held at 11:00AM on Monday, February 10th
at St. Catherine of Siena Church, Riverside, CT.
Interment will be held at 1:00PM on Tuesday, February
11th at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody, MA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The
Delbarton School (www.delbarton.org/donate), in memory
of Ryan Crane. To leave an online condolence please
Ryan Crane, JPMorgan Equities Trading
Executive, Dies at 37
By Hugh Son Feb 13, 2014 10:16 AM CT 1 Comment Email
Ryan Crane, a JPMorgan (JPM) Chase & Co. employee who in
a 14-year career at the New York-based bank rose to
executive director of a unit that trades blocks of
stocks for clients, has died. He was 37.
He died on Feb. 3 at his Stamford, Connecticut, home,
according to the website of Leo P. Gallagher & Son
Funeral Home in Greenwich, Connecticut. The cause of
death will be determined when a toxicology report is
completed in about six weeks, said a spokeswoman for the
state’s chief medical examiner.
Crane started at JPMorgan in equities trading after
graduating from Harvard University in 1999, according to
his profile on the LinkedIn Corp. website. Following
promotions, he worked as an executive director, or a
rank above vice president and below managing director,
in the bank’s Americas Program Trading group. Program
traders handle transactions in baskets of at least 15
stocks, often for mutual-fund clients seeking to
rebalance index-linked portfolios.
“Ryan was a beloved colleague who will be dearly
missed,” Justin Perras, a JPMorgan spokesman, said in an
e-mailed statement. “Our thoughts and sympathy are with
his family and friends.”
Ryan Henry Crane was born on Jan. 8, 1977, to Mary Jo
and Lex Crane. He grew up in Long Valley, New Jersey,
and in 1995 graduated from the Delbarton School in
Morristown, New Jersey, where he was recognized as
Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a senior and named to the
All-American Lacrosse Team.
At Harvard, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, he earned a
letter in lacrosse and a bachelor’s degree in European
“He was known as the ‘Gentle Giant’ by his friends and
family,” according to the funeral home’s death notice.
Survivors include his wife, the former Lauren Pizzotti,
and son, Harry. He is also survived by a brother, Lex,
of Denver; a sister, Allison, of Arvada, Colorado; and
his parents, of Long Valley, according to the funeral
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