By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A 74-year-old nurse known as “Cricket” is hanging up her stethoscope.READ MORE: Churchill Borough Residents Voice Slew Of Concerns Over Potential Amazon Distribution Center
Her friends said that she chose to keep working, even during the pandemic.READ MORE: Carnegie Mellon Researchers Create Shapeshifting Pasta
Cricket contracted COVID-19 but beat the virus.
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Since the hospital staff didn’t get the chance to give her a proper send-off, they surprised her with a decorated drive-by to show their appreciation.