Marcela MacLean, Lakewood, CA

Lakewood, CA, Letter Carrier Marcela MacLean and Marilyn Erickson, the customer’s wife.

Lakewood, CA, Letter Carrier Marcela MacLean was delivering mail recently when she noticed a man lying on his porch. He had fallen from his walker and was badly bleeding.

MacLean helped the man, John Erickson, inside his home. She also called 911 and asked his neighbors to help.

Erickson’s wife, Marilyn, later wrote a letter commending MacLean for her assistance.

“USPS is fortunate to have an employee like Marcela,” said Lakewood Postmaster Tami McDonald. “Her actions reflect the effort we make every day to provide customers with the best Postal Service possible.”

Employees featured in “Heroes’ Corner” also receive letters of commendation through the Postmaster General Heroes’ Program. The nomination form is available on Blue.