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

What: A ceremony commemorating the lives of seven first responders that died 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: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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
William Ryan Bay Community VAC August 19, 2018
Joeddy E. Friszell FDNY EMS March 5, 2018
Felipe A. Torre FDNY EMS October 10, 2018
Joseph A. Rodriguez FDNY EMS November 23, 2018
Walter J. Nelson FDNY EMS May 2, 2014
Martha Stewart FDNY EMS November 18, 2018
Dr. Michael G. Guttenberg Northwell Health Center for EMS October 17, 2017