There was much sadness in the New York sports world as New York Post photographer Anthony Causi lost his battle with Coronavirus, passing away on Easter Sunday at the age of 48.
Every New York team sent messages to the New York Post praising him and making statements about his character. He leaves behind his wife, Romina, and their children John, 5, and Mia, 2.
“Anthony Causi was a fixture at the Garden and one of the best photographers in the business,” the Knicks said in a statement. “He was a warm person with a great personality and will be missed. We send our deepest condolences to his family.”
Mets COO Jeff Wilpon also released a statement, on behalf of the team, as “RIP Anthony” trended on Twitter:
“We are deeply saddened to learn of Anthony’s passing. He was a charismatic photographer who brought fans closer to the action with his breathtaking images of the Mets. More importantly, he was a friend to so many of us through his numerous spring trainings in Port St. Lucie as well as being a fixture at Citi Field. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his wife, Romina, son John, daughter Mia and the entire family.”
The Jets offered Causi an honor certain to make him smile.
“Cameras Up. Always.” the Jets wrote. “Rest In Peace Anthony. We will miss you.”
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