Thomas W. Howarth ’46 died July 8, 2015, in Carmel, California.
(The following appeared at Palo Alto Online):
THOMAS WILLIAM HOWARTH passed away on July 8th, 2015 in Carmel, California. Born December 29, 1924 in Portland, Maine, he was 90 years old. Tom received his undergraduate degree from Bowdoin College in 1947 and received his MBA at Stanford University in 1949. He served as a 1st Lieutenant in the US Army in both World War II and the Korean War.
After the Korean War, Tom and his wife, Marilyn, settled in Atherton and raised four boys. He was a local businessman, active in the residential and commercial real estate market on the SF peninsula. Throughout his whole life, Tom was an avid sportsman, outdoorsman and athlete. He played basketball and tennis in college. An excellent tennis player, fly fisherman, golfer and hunter, he was a long time member of Foothills Tennis and Swim Club, Menlo Country Club and the Gustine Gun Club.
Ono, as he became affectionately known to his grandchildren, was greatly admired and cherished by family and friends. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, infectious smile, unfathomable energy, zest for life and authentic humility. Ono is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Marilyn and their children Dave (Ann) Carmel, CA, Jeff (Brenda) Carmel, CA, Matt (Joan) Sonoma, CA and Tim (Sandi) Redwood City, CA. He will be missed by his five grandchildren, Megan (Matt Cooper), Sean (Katie), Ryan, Tyler, Dylan and his great grandson, Logan. There will be a private family celebration of his life.