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Shreveport nurse, Vermilion Parish native, dies of COVID-19

Posted at 4:27 PM, Apr 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-19 17:27:06-04

Registered nurse Mike Marceaux, a Vermilion Parish native, has died after contracting the coronavirus while working as an emergency room nurse at a Shreveport hospital, KSLA reports.

Marceaux worked at Christus Highland - Shreveport, the hospital confirmed.

“He is selfless and he took joy in making others happy,” Wesley Caston, a fellow registered nurse, told the station.

Caston works at another local hospital that went through nursing school with Marceaux at Northwestern State University - Shreveport. He said Marceaux is married and has four children. Marceaux's Facebook page says he's from Kaplan.

To see KSLA's interview with Caston and read the rest of their story, click here.

Marceaux's family has set up a donation page on Facebook to raise money for a memorial. To read more about that, click here.