Todd Prescott Sosey
|Posted 2023-09-18 by mhenderson|
|Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home & Crematory -|
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -
Todd Prescott Sosey passed away at the age of 44 on January 29, 2023.
Todd was born and raised in Lake Havasu City, graduating from Lake
Havasu High School and going on to get his Bachelor of Science in Hotel
Administration and Beverage management from the University of
Nevada Las Vegas in 2004. He put his degree to work with “The Bar”, in
Las Vegas and when that closed, he got involved with the Mohave County
Sheriff’s department Search and Rescue organization, helping to develop
a chapter in Northern Mohave County known as “The Strip” serving as it’s
Todd moved back to Lake Havasu and became actively involved with the
Lake Havasu City Search and Rescue Organization in 2014. His knowledge
and love of technical rope rescue industry was integrated into their
wilderness rescues and he went on to be an Arizona Search and Rescue
Coordinator, where he gave his passion and love to the rescue efforts of
people he had never met. Encouraged by a colleague, he joined the River
Medical family in 2021 as a certified Emergency Medical technician,
graduating 1st in his class and receiving the Don W Danielson Memorial
Fire Fighters Award on behalf of the LHPFFA for being the top student in
the Spring Semester EMT class.
From his daily job as an EMT to his volunteer positions with the Mohave
County and Lake Havasu City Search and Rescue organizations, Todd gave
his all to his community, his colleagues and all the people he came in
contact with. He was so proud of both his job and his volunteer
activities. The impact he has made on his family, his friends, his co-
workers and his community (both in Lake Havasu and his beloved Bay Lake)
will be remembered and valued forever.
Todd is preceded in death by his loving grandparents, Dorothy & Kern
Sosey, Patricia Goldwater, David Goldwater, George R Homer and his big
brother Timothy Sosey. He is survived by his parents Walter & Hilary
Sosey, brother Scott Sosey, sister Laura (Troy) Herbst, Aunt DeeDee
(John) Mahaffay, Uncle John Sosey, Uncle Garrett Goldwater, Uncle Bruce
Homer, Cousins Megan Mackin Admundson, Darren (Anya) Mackin, Liz (Tom)
Boates, Samantha (Michael) Brickman, and Mathew Sosey, along with his
nieces and nephews.
Donations may be made in Todd’s name to “Lake Havasu City Search and
Rescue”, Lake Havasu Search and Rescue, P.O. Box 54 – Lake Havasu City,
A visitation will be held at Lietz- Fraze funeral home on February 9,
2023 at 5pm. The funeral service will be held February 10, 2023 at 1pm
at the Calvary Sweetwater location, and a graveside service to follow.
Services were entrusted to the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home.
Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz-
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