Number 34 has been worn by many notable NFL players – Bo Jackson, Hirschell Walker, Walter Payton. If the number is synonymous with greatness, it rings more than true for a late Ridgefielder who also found success wearing it, but his game was basketball.
On September 11, 2001, Tyler Ugolyn was on the 93rd floor of the North Tower of the World Trade Center. He worked as a biotech equity analyst at Fred Alger Management after graduating from Columbia University. He was 23 years old.