Thomas Henry Rauh
Thomas (Tom) Henry Rauh died in his home in Akron on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at age 37. Tom was born on March 4th, 1978 in Akron, Ohio to his parents, James and Valorie Rauh.
He grew up in Highland Square, attended St. Vincent - St. Mary's and completed high school at Firestone. Tom devoted himself to his music; writing songs, producing electronic music and events. Tom worked for Rauh Polymers Inc., the family company, in sales and production.
In Costa Mesa, California, he lived with his long-time girlfriend, Edie, pursued his passion for music and rode his prized motorcycle. Tom had many friends and was well-loved, inspiring others to rise above life's challenges, he showed a constant compassion to those who are suffering. Tom's joke-telling, cooking, writing, chess playing, advice-giving, and many other talents will be missed, along with his brave and beautiful heart.
Thomas is survived by his parents, James and Valorie Rauh; his sisters, Ellie, Ursula, and Laura; his brother, Ted; and grandmother, Ann Rauh; and all of his cherished family who loved him dearly.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent Church, 164 West Market Street, Akron. Calling hours will be held at Hummel Funeral Home, 500 East Exchange Street, Akron, on Wednesday, from 4 to 7 p.m. Tom will be buried at Mount Peace Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Battered Women's Shelter of Summit County. Condolences may be shared at www.hummelcares.com
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Published by Akron Beacon Journal from Mar. 24 to Mar. 25, 2015.