PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO - Thomas W. Delaney died in Puerto Vallarta Jan. 29, 2013.
He was born March 7, 1940, and attended elementary through high school in Northampton. Tom graduated from Westfield State Teachers College in 1961 and began teaching at Hollenbeck Junior High School in East Los Angeles that fall. He retired from Hollenbeck in 1995 and began sharing his time between his home in Huntington Beach, Calif., and his condo in Puerto Vallarta.
He leaves behind a brother in Tucson, Ariz.; two nieces; two nephews; and many good friends. He will be missed.
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