Thomas Darel Weldon
Passed away in Redlands on June 30, 2014. Tom loved nature passionately and enjoyed hiking, camping, skiing, rock climbing, sailing, and archery throughout his life. He was a dedicated educator. He taught as an elementary school teacher for 6 years in LAUSD, and in San Bernardino City USD for over 14 years. He was deeply involved in teaching students who learn English as second language.
Tom was born in Oklahoma City, OK on Feb 24, 1947. He graduated from George Washington HS in Denver, CO in 1964, and Cal State University San Bernardino in 1984 with BA in French. He is survived by his wife Chikayo Weldon, two children, Miyuki and Naoki, mother Freddy Patterson, and brother Michael Weldon. He will be missed by all.
A private family memorial to celebrate Tom's life is planned.
Published in San Bernardino Sun on July 23, 2014