HAWTHORNE, N.J. — Erick Christian Strauss of Hawthorne died on Friday, Aug. 25. He was 31 years old.
Strauss lived most of his life in Hawthorne before moving to Hackensack in 2015. He worked for North Jersey Fire Protection and enjoyed playing baseball, listening to music and spending time with his wife.
Strauss is survived by his wife, Rachael Strauss; his parents, Judy and Wayne Kutzleb of Hawthorne; his grandparents, Ed and Claire Kutzleb; his in-laws, Brian and Tami Paglino of Waldwick and a host of other beloved family members.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231.
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