Robinson, Thomas G. SAN DIEGO -- Thomas G. Robinson, 86, of San Diego, succumbed to liver cancer April 16, 2013. Tom was born in Chester, PA, on January 21, 1927. Tom taught English at Hilltop High School in Chula Vista for 26 years. He is survived by Patricia, his wife of 56 years, his daughter Alana (William Waltz), two grandchildren, Erin and Tommy, and 17 nieces and nephews. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at Mission San Diego de Alcala in the St. Francis Chapel at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, with a reception to follow in the adjoining hall. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation in Tom's memory to the Braille Institute.