Thomas A. Sandford

Oct. 6, 2016

Thomas A. Sandford (BS MECH EGR ’59), Albuquerque, N.M., died Sept. 24, 2016, after an extended fight with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. He was 79.

He was born and raised on a farm near Milford, Mich., and his early education took place in a one-room schoolhouse. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s degree in applied mechanics from Michigan State University.