Angie Cunningham died yesterday (Wednesday, April 22) in the intensive care unit at Borders General Hospital.
In joint statement, the Cunningham family and NHS Borders chief executive Ralph Roberts said: “It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our dear family member and colleague Angie Cunningham on Wednesday from COVID-19 in the Intensive Care Unit at the Borders General Hospital.
“Angie was a much loved wife, mother, sister, granny and great granny, as well as a friend to many more.
“Angie worked in NHS Borders for over 30 years and during this time was a much respected and valued colleague within the hospital, providing amazing care to patients.
“She was very proud to be a nurse alongside her love for her family.”