Healthcare workers find a unique way to celebrate one employee’s retirement

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – Staff at Mayo Clinic Health System are making sure one employee’s last day is extra special.

Susan Lay, a medical receptionist at Mayo Clinic Health System is retiring after 39 years.

Her fellow coworkers couldn’t hold a retirement party, but didn’t let that hold them back from celebrating.

Following social distancing guidelines, employees sat in their vehicles, cheering her on as she starts a new chapter of her life.

She says her time at Mayo has been unforgettable.

“I’ve enjoyed every minute of working here. I’m going to miss it terribly.”