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Thomas Dillon dies at 62; president of Thomas Aquinas College
Thomas Dillon, the president of Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula who during an 18-year tenure passionately defended its strict adherence to Catholic teaching and devotion to a curriculum emphasizing the "great books" of Western civilization, died Wednesday in a car accident in Ireland. He was 62.
By Elaine Woo
April 18, 2009