Thomas J. Kerwin ’52 on Nov. 14, 2008. The Chicago native fell in love with the West when he traveled by train to attend college at Santa Clara. He was a member of the school’s swim team and after three years completed his undergraduate and law degrees at Loyola University in Chicago. After practicing law in Chicago, he was an activist after retirement, pushing for reform in the Catholic Church and performing in community theater productions and singing in local Gilbert & Sullivan shows. He is survived by his wife of nearly 54 years, Mary Ann; eight children; and 19 grandchildren.