Corbin, Thomas H.
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85, passed away peacefully at home on November 30, 2012 with his wife Shirley and his caregiver, Rebecca Pak, by his side. He was born November 6, 1927 in Rochester, NY to Robert M. and Lucile (Liggett) Corbin. He is survived by wife Shirley, beloved beagle Sonny; sons David (Meena) and Ted (Sandra); daughters Karin, Catherine, and Marjorie; grandchildren Preeya, Brian, Morgan, Connor, Andrea; and great grandchild, Milo; sisters Mary, and Margaret, and predeceased by brother, Robert. Tom graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology and embarked on a career in medical electronics where he was a pioneer in developing the first defibrillator and other medical electronic products. After retiring from the medical electronics field, he and Shirley relocated to Maui, Hawaii where he was a successful commercial real estate developer. After his second retirement to Scottsdale, Arizona, he became a successful, published author. Inventor, entrepreneur, executive, and author, Tom's wisdom, humor, and soft words will be truly missed by many. Memorial Service will be held at a future date.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Dec. 12, 2012