It is with heavy hearts that we post this update. Tom’s remains have been found in Costa Rica, and our worst fears have been confirmed. He was murdered, and there are indications of questionable financial transactions.
Our focus now is to bring Tom home, celebrate his life, and work with the authorities to determine what happened.
Tom was a lot of things: a Navy veteran, a successful small business owner, a lover of the sea and sun, but above all, he was a beloved family member and friend. His loved ones are overwhelmed with the outpouring of support that we received as we searched for Tom. It is evident that his zest for life impacted so many.
We ask for your continued support to bring to an honorable and loving close the story of this man who was taken from us too soon. A man who served his country, served his community, reveled in each day, happily did as he wished, was not distracted by stressors or pettiness, embraced every moment, lived…oh boy, how he lived.
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