Tom Fuentes, longtime former O.C. GOP chairman, dies (OC Register)
Tom Fuentes, the longtime chairman of the county Republican Party who increased the GOP stronghold over the county and then watched demographic changes roll back those gains, died Friday night surrounded by family at his Lake Forest home after a battle with cancer. He was 63…. (continued)
Tom Fuentes, a Conservative Champion, dies at 63 (Human Events)
Thomas A. Fuentes, a nationally known leader in the conservative movement and the Republican Party, died Friday at his home in Lake Forest at 11:55 p.m. PST, with his wife Jolene and his children Michelle, T.j. and Joey by his side, after a long struggle with cancer. He was 63.... (continued)
Also from Human Events:
Thomas A. Fuentes Remembered As a Patriot, Friend, Mentor to Youth -- Thomas L. Phillips remembers a leader and a dear friend, whose "insight and sage political advice were invaluable" to the organizations and individuals he counseled.
|Tom with parents|
To Tom Fuentes, A Simple Man -- a tribute from Kathy Tavoularis, who served as the executive director for the California Republican Party from 1993-2005, and worked directly for Fuentes.
|Tom with his mentor, Ronald Caspers|
Tom Fuentes: A Life in Pictures