Excerpts from dnainfo.com:

Julie Capuano remembered visiting her late husband Daniel, more than a decade ago when he was a training at the Robert J. Quinn Fire Academy. Capuano pulled his then pregnant wife aside to show her the Wall of Fallen Heroes. Inside the display case at 558 W. DeKoven St. are hundreds of badges of fallen firemen.

Daniel Capuano’s badge was added to that wall Wednesday afternoon (6/22/16) in a ceremony honoring the fallen firefighter from Mount Greenwood. Capuano, 42, died Dec. 14 while working a warehouse fire at 92nd Street and Baltimore Avenue. He fell two stories down an unmarked elevator shaft.

“I never thought we’d be here,” Julie Capuano said. “It’s heartbreaking to see his name.”

He left behind Julie, and their three children — Amanda, Andrew and Nicholas. Later that afternoon Amanda and Nicholas placed a brick engraved with their father’s name at the Chicago Fire Department Fallen Firefighter/Paramedic Memorial Park along the lakefront at 2300 S. Ft. Dearborn Dr.

Seeing the names on the wall, Julie Capuano remembered her husband attending the funerals of some of men whose badges are now placed beside his own. She found several prayer cards belonging to these fallen co-workers recently when going through his things.

“It’s a great honor for him to be on that wall with all those other guys,” she said.

thanks Dan

All of the posts about the LODD of Chicago FD Firefighter Daniel Capuano can be viewed HERE