Marcy Borders


Age: 42

Summary: New Jersey bank clerk and subject of "Dust Lady" photograph who was covered in dust in an iconic photo taken after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York while she was working on the 81st floor inside one of the Twin Towers when the attack hit but managed to escape the building, and who told news reporters afterward that a stranger pulled her into a building lobby out of harm's way as the north tower crumbled before her eyes.

Cause of Death: Stomach cancer

Born: August 12, 1973

Died: August 24, 2015

Bayonne, New Jersey