Victims of the Boston flights
American Airlines Flight 175
Ralph KerShaw, 52, of Manchester-by-the-Sea: Traveled often for his job as a marine surveyor. Police Chief Ron Ramos attended Manchester High School with Kershaw and remembered him as a basketball standout. "He was an avid sports enthusiast," Ramos said. "He waterskied and snowmobiled and was quite an athlete. He was a super guy."
Heinrich Kimmig, 43: Founded BCT Technologies AG, a programming company headquartered in Willstatt, Germany, and served as its president and CEO. He leaves his wife and two children.
Amy R. King, 29, Celoron, N.Y.: Flight attendant on the plane along with her boyfriend, Michael C. Torrou. King graduated in 1991 from Jamestown Community College and began working for United Airlines in 1992. She leaves her parents and two sisters.
Brian Kinney, 28, of Lowell: Was headed to Los Angeles on a business trip, his brother Timothy Kinney said. Kinney was an internal auditor for PriceWaterhouseCooper's Boston's office. He leaves a wife, Allison, an elementary school teacher in Tyngsborough.
Kathryn L. Laborie, of Providence, R.I.: Flight attendant.
Robert LeBlanc, 70, of Durham, N.H.: Professor emeritus of geography at the University of New Hampshire. He was en route to a conference of geographers in the Los Angeles area. A Canadian culture expert, LeBlanc taught at UNH, his alma mater, from 1963 to 99.
Maclovio "Joe" Lopez Jr., 41, of Norwalk, Calif: Construction worker for Spiniello Co. in Boston for a water main project. He leaves his wife, Rhonda; his daughter, Dannette, 21; and his son, Joseph, 18. Lopez grew up in Pueblo, Colo., and married his high school sweetheart 22 years ago.