THOMAS C. TUCKER, 62, an insurance executive and a survivor of the 9/11 terrorist attack in New York City, died Aug. 31, 2017. He received a master’s degree and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and also attended the Wharton School of Business insurance executive program. During a career spanning almost 40 years, he held positions as the Chief Underwriting Officer for the Hartford Insurance Company’s Commercial Markets Division and Senior Vice President of the Specialty Commercial segment. Prior to joining The Hartford, he worked at AIG, where he served as Chief Underwriting Officer and Chief Risk Officer for its U.S. operations. He spent the first 20 years of his career at the Travelers Insurance Company. During the 9/11 terrorist attack he helped a number of strangers to safety. Survivors include his wife, Maureen Gorman; his parents, Floyd J. and Geraldine Tucker; three sisters; and several nieces and nephews.