Thomas "Tom" Schmidt
November 16, 1938 - April 06, 2017
St. Paul, Minnesota
Thomas (Tom) W. Schmidt, A.A.E. passed away peacefully on April 6, 2017 in Chandler, Arizona. He was 78.
Tom was born in St. Paul, MN and raised in Duluth, where he would pedal his bicycle nine miles to the airport to watch the airplanes take off and land. Tom took lifelong pride in becoming an Eagle Scout. He attended Catholic schools, was an altar boy and sang in the choir. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a B.A. in Business Administration and Economics. He would later become an Accredited Airport Executive. Tom was also a private pilot.
After a career in the insurance industry took him from St. Paul to Boston, MA and then to Burlington, VT, Tom transitioned his . . .