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...