NEW YORK (AP) — A city garage in Queens was being renamed in memory of a sanitation worker who suffered a fatal heart attack on the job.

Stephen Dixon died on March 12, 2009. He was 61.

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Sanitation Commissioner John J. Doherty was to preside over Wednesday’s ceremony in Far Rockaway.

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When Dixon died, the union president said New York sanitation workers have one of the most strenuous and dangerous jobs in the country.

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