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Thomas O. 'Tom' Meinhardt former athletic director at Towson University, dies

Thomas O. 'Tom' Meinhardt former athletic director at Towson University, dies

Thomas O. "Tom" Meinhardt, a former teacher, coach and athletic director at Towson University, died of heart failure Feb. 17 at Heart Heritage Estates in Forest Hill. He was 84.

"Tom was a good person, a great administrator and very personable," said Carl Runk, who coached both the football and lacrosse teams at Towson, retiring in 1999.

"He was a true supporter of all Towson sports. He was so magnetic and really loved," said Margie Tversky, a former assistant athletic director who is now director of student services at Towson University in Northeastern Maryland, located in Bel Air.

"He was such a humble, gentle man who was so...

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