Monica Orta Ramírez, Q.D.E.P.
Monica Orta Ramírez died Tuesday in the intensive care unit of the Hospital General de Balbuena. Orta had been a nurse at the Hospital Materno Infantil de Cuajimalpa, which was destroyed last Friday by a gas explosion. Refusing to flee, she stayed in the burning hospital to assist in evacuating babies and hospital employees. She received burns over 80 percent of her body.
The 32-year old mother of three was buried yesterday.