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John Fitzpatrick
(1966 - 2013)

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Name: Mr John Fitzpatrick
Nick Name: Fitz
Gender: Male
Age: 47 years old
Lived: Friday, 18 March 1966 - Monday, 15 July 2013

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Full Name: John P "Fitz" Fitzpatrick
Date of Birth: March 18, 1966
Date of Death: July 15, 2013
Country of Birth: United States
Place of Birth: Morristown, NJ
Place of Death: Zagreb, Croatia
Memberships: PPA | Professional Photographers of America

Biography: John P. "Fitz" Fitzpatrick died on Monday, July 15, 2013 in Zagreb, Croatia believed to be alcohol induced. He was 47 years old.

Fitzpatrick was the son of John and Ellen Fitzpatrick, and, brother to Mary Ellen Ftizpatrick and Noreen Fitzpatrick. He was born in Morristown, NJ and raised in Short Hills, New Jersey. He graduated from Montclaire State University in New Jersey and immediate began his photography career upon graduating.

John P. "Fitz" Fitzpatriick was an award winning photographer in both travel and extreme sports, but, he was also known throughout the fashion industry for his creative eye and direction giving a fresh feeling to otherwise routine photograph shoots.

His life long battle with alcoholism began taking a toll on his career, and, beginning of 2011, he was fired from many of the jobs he routinely landed for years due his drinking and drove family and friends away from him. By 2013, his path of self-destruction was sealed. He lost his battle, intoxicated, and, fleeing from authorities on July 15, 2013.

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Fathers Name: John Fitzpatrick
Mothers Name: Ellen Fitzpatrick
Siblings Names: Mary Ellen Ftizpatrick and Noreen Fitzpatrick
Country of Birth: USA
Country of Residence: USA
City of Residence: New York
Occupation: Media
Marital Status: Single
Religion: Catholic

Interests

Favourite Sport: Surfing
Favourite Team: Yankees
Favourite Book: The Decisive Moment
Favourite Movie: Caddyshack
Favourite Music Genre: Rock
Favourite Artist: Sting
Favourite Charity: The Seeing Eye
Other Interests:
Golf, Travel

Passing

Place of Passing: Zagreb, Croatia
Date of Passing: 15 July 2013
Cause of Passing: Alcohol induced
Funeral Location: Gate of Heaven Cemetery & Mausoleum
Funeral Date: 23 July 2013
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