Thomas Walsh, Age 72
Thomas Walsh was a UFT member for 34 years, most recently teaching English literature at the LaGuardia High School of Music and Art in Manhattan. He retired early to spend time with his family, devoting time to coaching and guiding the academic, athletic and creative pursuits of his children, as well as those of his nieces and nephews. He enjoyed traveling the world with his wife and family, and introducing family and friends to the joys of travel. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Yorleny, as well as his children Emily, Thomas, Marie and John Walsh, and his brother Eugene and Eugene’s wife Mary.