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Stamford Man Brings Awareness To Brain Aneurysms After Wife's Death

Stamford resident Lisa Colagrossi died of a brain aneurysm in March while on assignment for WABC-7 in New York.
Stamford resident Lisa Colagrossi died of a brain aneurysm in March while on assignment for WABC-7 in New York. Photo Credit: File

STAMFORD, Conn. – The husband of Stamford resident Lisa Colagrossi, who died of an undiagnosed brain aneurysm while working as a television reporter in New York in March, has begun advocating for the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, the News-Times reports.

The News-Times noted that Todd Crawford recently attended a lobbying event in Washington, where he spoke of the need to devote more resources to diagnosis and treatment of the affliction.

Colagrossi had been suffering from headaches for a month before her death, Crawford told the News-Times. The WABC-7 reporter had just completed a story in Queens, N.Y., when she collapsed and died driving back to the station.

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