Author, Thomas E. Ford's,
THOUGHTS TO PROVOKE THOUGHT is a collection
of more than 400 independent inspirational
thoughts, principles, ideas, and beliefs
expressed in the form of pithy aphorisms. The author fabricated this
"assemblage of insight," as he calls it,
with the intention of presenting, via a
simple but innovative format, an assessment
of life as he views and understands it.
Many of the quotes
from this work are now available to you,
beautifully preserved on stylish wood gift
Copyright ©2011 Thomas E. Ford, All rights reserved.
Thomas Ford, 66, of Baldwinsville, NY died peacefully at
St. Joseph's Hospital Saturday. He was born
on July 16, 1950 in Massena, NY the son of
the late James and Rita McCormick Ford. He
received a Bachelor's degree in education
from SUNY Oswego and taught at McNamara
Elementary in Baldwinsville. In 1980, he
opened his own painting business and was a
contractor until his retirement.
2002, Tom published his own book entitled
"Thoughts To Provoke Thought". He was a
multiple sport athlete and remained an avid
sports fan. Tom was a long time communicant
of St. Augustine's Church. Tom was
predeceased by his parents and his younger
brother, Robert John.
survived by his loving wife of 37 years,
Margaret "Peggy" Ford; son, Michael (Yan
Sun) Ford; brother, James (Debbie) Ford;
sisters, Mary (Doug) Rowand, Joan Bush and
Jane (Bert) Calnon; brother-in-law, Charlie
(Kaye) Waelde; sister-in-law, Roberta (Bill)
Hullings; and several nieces, nephews,
great-nieces and nephews, and cousins.