She was roasted, she was toasted, then she was set free. Katie Sayre, Community Service Chief for the Green Valley Fire District, was sent into retirement Friday evening in a ceremony and celebration at the Quail Creek ballroom. Chief Chuck Wunder, was among many honoring her service.
The evening included a look back on her career, her hairstyles (no Kidding), and the friends, family and co-workers who helped her along the way. Sayre’s career included 20 years as a nurse in a variety of roles at St. Mary’s Hospital in Tucson. She was with GVFD 16 years. In retirement, she plans to open a bed-and-breakfast in Tumacacori with her husband, Ray.