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Nightingale Tribute for Diane Marcyjanik

You are invited to a Nightingale Tribute for Diane Marcyjanik, PhD, RN

12:30 pm on Tuesday, May 12, 2020
in honor and recognition of Diane’s commitment and dedication to education, research, and the practice of nursing.

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, stay-at-home orders and the rules of social distancing, Diane's colleagues, friends and students from the UW-Eau Claire College of Nursing and Health Sciences are celebrating her life via video.

Tribute Video

Tribute Program (PDF)
Tribute Program Booklet (PDF)


The College of Nursing and Health Sciences would like to create a book for Diane's family containing photos and memories from her time at UW-Eau Claire. Please use this form to share your thoughts.
Submit your UW-Eau Claire memory of Dr. Diane Marcyjanik

Memorial gifts may be made to the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.
UW-Eau Claire Dr. Diane Marcyjanik Memorial Fund

Dr. Diane Marcyjanik's Obituary


About the Tribute
Florence Nightingale, is credited with introducing advanced education into nursing, leading health reform by collecting sound statistical data, establishing standards of sanitation, and promoting hospital administration modernization. In her memory, the Nightingale Tribute is a ceremony conducted during the funeral of a nurse to honor and recognize their commitment and dedication to science and the practice of nursing. The Tribute is offered by nurse colleagues or friends and typically includes the lighting of a white candle; a summary of the individual’s nursing career; special readings; and, the presentation of a white rose with the casket or urn.