Media Advisory: Eight Fallen New York State Emergency Medical Services Providers to be Honored

What: A ceremony commemorating the lives of eight first responders that died in 2017 as a result of injuries or illnesses sustained while performing their duties. The event will include Emergency Medical Service (EMS) providers from across the state, as well as families and friends of the deceased. Speakers will include representatives from state government and the New York State EMS Council.

Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Where: Tree of Life Memorial, Empire State Plaza, adjacent to The Egg.

The Emergency Medical Service providers being honored this year are:

Name Agency Date of Death
Yadira Arroyo FDNY EMS March 16, 2017
Mario Bastidas FDNY EMS April 1, 2017
Rose Scott FDNY EMS February 15, 2017
Mark Harris FDNY EMS May 13, 2017
Edith Torres FDNY EMS February 8, 2017
Cory Moore RB Lawrence Ambulance July 5, 2017
Gregg Williams RB Lawrence Ambulance July 5, 2017
Roderick Cota RB Lawrence Ambulance July 5, 2017