Thomas G. Crotty: 'The Energizer
Thomas G. Crotty the perfect day would look something
like this: a run on the beach, followed by a game of
tennis, perhaps a little biking or kayaking topped off
with an afternoon playing with his two girls, who are 6
and 2 years old.
"Tom is somebody who on weekends never sat still,"
said his brother John Crotty. "He crammed his weekend
with as many activities as he possibly could. We used to
joke that he had it planned out in 30-second
A managing director with Sandler O'Neill &
Partners, Mr. Crotty competed regularly in marathons and
was to participate in a triathalon the weekend after
Sept. 11. "When I think of Tom, the first think that
comes to mind is the Energizer bunny," said Tom Mulkeen,
a friend and running partner. "He never stopped."
He was also known to quietly help others, whether it
was donating blood and platelets for a client with
leukemia or picking up a sandwich for a homeless man. "He
always had the kindest intentions at the forefront," Mr.