Thomas E. Bandelin of Lodi, CA died January 4, 2011

Tom Bandelin, the principal who signed our diplomas, passed away January 4.

A consummately fair and supportive educator, he worked for Lodi schools for 37 years. He was principal of East Campus when the class of 1969 graduated and was instrumental in opening Tokay High School. He was an assistant superintendent before retiring in 1988.

Click here to read a remembrance of Mr. Bandelin from the Lodi News-Sentinel.

Click here to read the obituary composed by his family.