While attending Holy Cross High School, Andrew T. Byrne ’49 met the love of his life, Helen. They married, moved to Los Gatos, and adopted five children. Andy attended Santa Clara University and graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering. He worked for the FMC Corporation in San Jose as a defense contractor for most of his professional career. He received patents for some of his innovative designs. Andy died September 21, 2021, surrounded by his children, by whom he is survived.