Nora Marceau, RN

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Thirty-one years ago, Honora “Nora” Marceau was born with a congenital cystic malformation on the lower right node of her lung. She spent the first days and weeks of her life in the Baker Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Crouse Hospital

Today, she’s a part of the Crouse NICU team, working alongside Cathy O’Connor, RN, who cared for Nora when she was a newborn on the unit. “I remember being assigned to her,” recalls Cathy. “She was just the prettiest baby. And she’s grown into a beautiful young woman and a caring, skilled, empathic nurse.”

Nora says she doesn’t recall anything special about her childhood, except hearing stories about how the doctors and nurses at Crouse saved her life. “I don’t think I realized the gravity of the situation my parents went through until I had children of my own,” she says. “I always loved babies and wanted to be a nurse, so now I get to give back by taking care of our newborns and their families. Working in the NICU is a good fit for me, and a privilege to work at Crouse.”