Sad to report.
Rita Saverino-Romeo, a former Managing Director at Deutsche Bank in New York who used her personal struggle with sarcoma to raise awareness about the disease, has died. She was 49.
Bloomberg News reports that she died on November 20 at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan of complications from recurrence of the cancer, her husband, Joseph Romeo, said in a telephone interview.
Saverino, as she was known professionally, worked almost three decades on Wall Street at Deutsche Bank and Citibank, a predecessor of Citigroup. She ran foreign-currency trading desks at both banks, Romeo said.
She was told in 2010 that she had sarcoma, which accounts for only 1% of all adult cancers, according to the Sarcoma Foundation of America website.
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