Willard Scott Retires With A Touching Farewell

Veteran broadcaster Willard Scott officially retired Tuesday, but there weren't tears. His final sign-off was as jubilant and zany as the legacy he left behind.

"He's in the marrow and the DNA of this show," said Savannah Guthrie. "He's probably the most identified with the show than anybody. I think of Willard Scott I just think of joy."

And so does former TODAY anchor Katie Couric, who summed up her description of the 81-year-old legend with three words: joyful, funny and ebullient.