Sunday, November 4, 2012
We lost our friend, Tom-m, Tom Mailloux, on October 25, 2012. Tom had been a member of BookCrossing since July, 2002, just a week less than me. Although he battled chronic illness, he was full of joy and interest in those around him. He was always there to send vibes and sympathy and support when a BookCrosser was in need. In looking back through his forum posts, I was struck by how many of his posts were in support of others.
Tom was an avid reader, I guess that's no surprise. But he was also a storyteller and an astute judge of people. I think it's because he cared about people so much. He was an optimist and always found the positive in the people around him.
He will be greatly missed by those of us who laughed and cried with him through the years.