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I got this message from Edith Lowe, Tom's sister.  I have requested the obituary when it is finalized and will post it when I receive it.  RIP Tom.  

I just wanted to let you know that my brother Thomas G Johnson, passed away yesterday on June 27. I want all of you to know that he held the class of 1960 in highest regard and loved all of you. Even though Tom had not been well for sometime now, the sting of his passing hurts me to the core. God bless you all, especially those of you who were his close friends. He never failed to a

Thomas G. Johnson
1942 - 2020

 

 

 


Thomas G. Johnson July 1942 - June 2020 San Diego Tom was the son of Harry L. and Betty J. Johnson of Altoona, Pennsylvania. He enlisted in the Marines Corps right after high school and went through boot camp at Parris Island, SC. He arrived in San Diego in January at age 19. He often said, "sunshine, palm trees and warm temperatures in January, I am never leaving." And he didn't.He met his wife Carol while stationed at MCRD. They married after his Marine Corps service. His background in electronics and a business education at UCSD led him to start two businesses in San Diego. Tom was a pioneer in the San Diego electronics industry. During more than 40 years in business he mentored and fostered many careers. He was the consummate salesman.Tom enjoyed golf, travel, football, and private aviation. He was actively involved and supported the Marine Corps Museum at MCRD. He is survived by his wife Carol, sons Jeff and Doug, daughters-in-law, five granddaughters, his sister Edith and brother Alan.He will be interred at Miramar National Cemetery. Service for the family due to current Covid conditions. "Please fax PO's"

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Published in San Diego Union-Tribune on Aug. 2, 2020.

Edith Lowe:  Tom ask about news of his class each time we spoke on the phone.. peace be with you and stay safe and well.

 

 



 
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07/03/20 11:36 AM #1    

Gary T Leathers

Tom was a different, but lovable man.I know when Ray Dell lost his arm due to an infection,Tom supported and cared for Ray and his family.I first met Tom in 7th grade at Keith and stayed friends with him throughout HS and at the reunions.I know he paid for a lot of our class memberships.Tom was a kind and gentle person and he liked dancing with my wife ,Jackie at earlier reunions.Rest In Peace Tom,you earned it.


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