Desmond Traynor '62
Desmond Traynor, 85, of Port St. Lucie, FL, peacefully passed away at Emerald Health Care Nursing Home on April 8, 2012. He was born in Belfast, North Ireland, and moved to New York and graduated from Brooklyn Polytech, Summa Cum Laude, in Mechanical Engineering (1976-1983). He had partnership at the Cameo Catering in Garfield, NJ and also at the Westmount Country Club in Paterson, NJ. He was a HAM Radio operator (call sign N2DZ). He was Borough Engineer for Brooklyn and Queens from 1984-1994 and Deputy Commissioner for New York City under Mayor Dinkins. He retired to Florida in 1994.