Retired NYPD Officer Who Worked at Ground Zero Dies

William Murphy and Craig Schneider
NEW YORK — A retired NYPD officer from Huntington Station who spent six weeks working at the smoking ruins of the World Trade Center terror attacks has died of cancer, his family said. He was 52.
Scott Blackshaw became aware of his cancer in April 2015 and had battled against it with the help of friends and family he called his angels.
Sometimes they took him out for a taco run. Sometimes they took him into their homes during a rough stretch.
“One Sunday morning, I had a bagel with cream cheese, and a…

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