Larry badge Obituary, Death – We regret to inform you of the passing of former firefighter Larry Witt, Badge #53, and do so with deep sadness. For an impressive 28 years, Larry gave his all to the City of Tonawanda, leaving a lasting impression on both the community he served and the hearts of those he had the honor to work with. For Larry Witt, serving and defending the City of Tonawanda as a firefighter was a calling, not just a job.
Throughout his 28-year career, his dedication to the community was demonstrated by every deed, every response, and every instant. Larry was a firefighter who exemplified the bravery, altruism, and unshakable devotion that characterize the firefighting profession. In addition to being a number, Badge #53 proudly stood for honor, selflessness, and a dedication to maintaining community safety. The City of Tonawanda bears Larry’s legacy, whose devotion went above and beyond the call of duty.
We are sending Larry’s family our sincere sympathies and best wishes during this trying time. It is impossible to really comprehend the loss of a loved one, particularly one who devoted his life to helping others. The firefighting community has a brotherly relationship, and while we mourn Larry’s loss, we stand in solidarity with his friends, family, and fellow firefighters. The influence that Larry Witt had on the City of Tonawanda will never fade. Not only do the buildings he contributed to saving survive, but so do the lives he impacted and the many people he shielded over his illustrious career.
Let us continue to uphold the values of community and service that Larry Witt so eloquently embodied as we bid adieu to a hero, a coworker, and a friend. May his memory live on in the hearts of those who had the good fortune to accompany him on the honorable journey of battling fires, and may he rest in peace. We are grateful to Larry Witt, Badge #53, for his selfless service and send our sincere condolences to his family, friends, and the firefighting community as a whole for their loss.