Thomas Renteria ’82 was born in San Jose on Oct. 10, 1960. Tom graduated from Yerba Buena High School in 1978 and from SCU, and he obtained a master’s degree from Golden Gate University in 1998. Besides his children, Tom was most proud of his endeavors at The National Hispanic University, where he taught computer science and mentored students—he believed strongly in his faith, justice, and righteousness. Tom passed away on Dec. 23, 2019, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife, Susan, his son, Anthony, his daughter, Rachel, and his granddaughter, Aliya, and will be missed for his laughter, smile, and witty sense of humor.