Sterling Rahe Toledo obituary and dead, Long-time public face of Fire & Rescue

The individual responsible for disseminating information to local media outlets regarding the activities of the Toledo Fire & Rescue Department has passed away.

Sterling Rahe, affectionately known as ‘Butch,’ served as a dedicated firefighter and paramedic within the department and held the position of public information officer at the time of his passing.

Our sincere condolences go out to his family, friends, and fellow colleagues during this challenging time.

With profound sadness and a sense of loss, we announce the sudden passing of our esteemed brother and Firefighter/Paramedic, Sterling (Butch) Rahe. We are actively collaborating with Firefighter/Paramedic Rahe’s family to offer support and assistance as needed. Kindly keep his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers as they navigate through this difficult period. Details regarding funeral services will be shared as soon as they are available.

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