John Patrick Hickey, age 50, a resident of New Canaan for over 15 years died suddenly Thursday evening December 12, 2018. Born in Queens, New York, March 12, 1968, he was the son Patrick Hickey of New Hyde Park, NY and the late Frances McNamara Hickey. John was the loving husband of Linda Hickey. John was captain of his High School soccer team and his passion for soccer led him to then play for several club teams throughout the years including Gottschee Soccer Club, Queens, NY and St Benedict Soccer Club in Richmond Hill, NY. After receiving a soccer scholarship from Ohio Wesleyan College, and a member of Phi Kappa Psi, John then graduated from St John’s University with a BA in Business and a Master’s in Finance.