Vic Saracini came to Socorro from Atlantic City, N.J., and was a 1976
graduate of New Mexico Tech with a bachelor’s in general studies. After
he graduated from Tech, he served in the Navy, where he trained as a
pilot. He worked for United Airlines for about 16 years. He was the
captain of United Airlines Flight 175, which was crashed into Tower I of
the World Trade Center by terrorists. He was survived by his wife,
Ellen, two children, Kirsten and Brielle, and many Tech friends who
remember him fondly.