Former Findlay Fire Chief Maurice “Buzz” Boecker, 72, died on Monday at his Findlay residence.
Boecker served as fire chief from May 10, 1984 through March 28, 1992. During his tenure as chief, Boecker was credited with providing the Fire Department the necessary training and education to keep pace with changing technology.
Boecker joined the department on March 16, 1967, and served more than 25 years on the force. He was promoted to captain in December 1974.