Mary Sage

Mary Sage

BUFFALO — An area woman has earned a 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award from Daemen College.

Mary Sage, Class of ‘02, has been a leader in the health care field for more than 50 years, and served as a nurse at United Memorial Medical Center, Daemen officials said in a news release.

Active in the community, Sage has been honored as Volunteer of the Year in recognition of more than 20 years of volunteer service with the American Cancer Society. She has also volunteered with the Harris Hill United Methodist Church and the Genesee Community College Nursing Program.

A Clarence resident, Sage holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Daemen. She enjoys spending time with her family, including Jeff Sage, assistant athletic director for sports medicine and performance at Daemen, and attending many sports activities for her four grandchildren.

The Distinguished Alumni Awards recognize the achievements, growth, and societal contributions of the college’s outstanding alumni, college officials said.

Award recipients, who are selected by the National Alumni Board of Governors, exhibit the ideals expressed by the college’s founders and that remain strong at the institution today

Sage was among five distinguished alumni recognized by the college.

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