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National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Roll of Honor

Age: 46
Year of Death: 2001

Dennis Scauso

Dennis Scauso‚ 46‚ firefighter‚ FDNY‚ Hazardous Materials 1. Scauso flew as a commercial pilot before joining the FDNY. Spirited‚ passionate‚ and generous‚ Scauso would go to any length to help family and friends. He once spent a month repairing his sister’s car so she could drive back and forth to college and he went to great lengths to rescue injured animals. Above all else‚ Scauso was devoted to his wife and his four children.

Memorial Posts


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  1. I climbed in honor of Dennis at the Lambeau 9/11 stair climb today. My thoughts and prayers are with his family today. He will not be forgotten.

    – Kristin oyler
  2. Climbing to honor Dennis and the 342 other heroes today at Lambeau Field. We’ll never forget.

    – Brian O'Shaughnessy
  3. Dennis I picked you to climb for today! You shared a number of thing with my dad, also named Dennis and also a career fireman. Climbing with respect and appreciation for you and your families sacrifice.

    – Lisa Barton
  4. I had the privilege of climbing for Mr. Scauso at the 9/11 Memorial Climb at Dallas this year. It was my first year climbing and I couldn’t be more honored by the opportunity. God bless those affected by this tragedy, and God bless America.

    – Alfredo Del Valle
  5. I miss you dad!!!!!!

    – Donny scauso
  6. Thank you Dennis Scauso and family. You’re sacrifice will never be forgotten. I climbed in your honor today at the Columbus 9/11 Memorial stair climb.

    – Rob Mitchell
  7. I climbed in honor of you at the 2019 Lambeau Field stair climb. God bless you and your family. Never forget.

    – Katherine Przybylski
  8. Ran in your honor tonight Mr. Scauso. Thank you for your service to our country.

    – Erin Stevener
  9. Cousin Dennis,
    Think about you often as I now serve our warfighters. God Bless and help guide so many more to peace in our heavenly home.

    – Melissa Ackerly
  10. I climbed in honor of Dennis on September 9, 2021 at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Rang the bell and spoke his name.

    – David Hafley
  11. It was my honor to run in your memory. . My friend wore your badge at the T2T race as I ran virtually today. Thank you for your dedication and sacrifice for this great country in which we live. I pray for your family’s continued healing. Never Forget ! USA !!

    – Claudia Surina
  12. Thinking of you, dear cousin Dennis, and all your family, today.
    I only met you a couple of times in 1991, on the occasion of a visit to US from Italy, but I value it a lot.
    – Ivana Papalia

    – Ivana Papalia
  13. Thinking of you, dear cousin Dennis, and all your family, today.
    I only met you a couple of times in 1991, on the occasion of a visit to US from Italy, but I value it a lot.

    – Ivana Papalia
  14. One of the most intelligent guys I knew Doug Wilson L-136

    – Doug Wilson
  15. I will complete the Tucson Az 911 Tower Challenge (virtual) 2023 in your honor as well as all the other that lost their lives Never Forgotten

    – Lori Mc
  16. I climbed the steps of TQL Stadium in Cincinnati, OH in honor and remembrance of all who served.
    Thank you Dennis Scauso for your ultimate sacrifice.

    – Claire Vonderhaar
  17. I climbed for and with Dennis Scauso today. I am honored to have climbed today and I thank every fallen hero from 9/11 for the sacrifice that they made. Dennis and every single one of the firefighters that made the climb 22 years ago, September 11, 2001 will never be forgotten. Let their honor and sacrifice live on!

    – Jessica Swiatnicki
  18. I walked the Tunnel To Towers 5K in Medina, Ohio today. It was both an honor and a privilege to carry your photo across the finish line. Rest in peace, Mr. Scauso, and God Bless all of our nations heroes.

    – Amy Paul
  19. Climbed in honor of Dennis the other day. Truly a humbling experience #neverforget

    – Noah Koo