Marri Petrucci is the youngest of Col. Francis J. McGouldrick’s four daughters. During Col. McGouldrick’s assignment to Air Force ROTC Detachment 645, The Ohio State University, he and his family resided in the Columbus area. In the summer of 1968, he was sent to Vietnam and was tragically killed in action 13 December later that year. At the time of the incident, Mrs. Petrucci was just a preschool aged. A detailed biography of Col. McGouldrick and his career can be found in the Memorial Section of our website.
Mrs. Petrucci continues to reside in the Columbus area with her four sons and husband.