Two more senior bankers die young


Sad to report.

Bloomberg News reports that Ryan Crane, a JPMorgan Chase employee who in a 14-year career at the New York-based bank rose to executive director of a unit that trades blocks of stocks for clients, has died. He was 37.

He died on February 3rd at his Stamford, Connecticut, home, according to the website of Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home in Greenwich, Connecticut. No cause was given.

Crane started at JPMorgan in equities trading after graduating from Harvard University in 1999.

'Ryan was a beloved colleague who will be dearly missed', a JPMorgan spokesman, said in an e-mailed statement. 'Our thoughts and sympathy are with his family and friends'.

Bloomberg also reports that John Ruiz, a municipal debt analyst who recently delivered a presentation on Puerto Rico for Morgan Stanley, one of the biggest underwriters of the island’s debt, has died. He was 53.

He died suddenly on February 4th at his home in Edgewater, New Jersey, according to his brother, James Ruiz. He had returned the day before from a business trip to Florida.

An executive director at New York-based Morgan Stanley since 2010, Ruiz developed expertise in the public finances of the areas he covered, which earlier in his career included California and Florida.

Ryan Crane, JPMorgan Equities Trading Executive, Dies at 37

John Ruiz, Morgan Stanley Municipal Debt Analyst, Dies at 53



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