April 17, 1948 ~ March 5, 2011
Thomas L. Doran, 62, unexpectedly passed away at home on March 5 of a massive heart attack. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Strickhouser, a sister, 2 nieces and many friends. Tom worked for the GA DOT since 1978 in the IT department. He served in the US Army, 82nd Airborne Division from 1972-77. Tom had a great love of photography. He loved photographing events, friends and family. He was a volunteer puppy raiser for Canine Companions for Independence and raised 10 dogs to go to advance training at the Regional Training Center in Orlando, FL. He was very active at the Horse Rescue in Cumming, GA. He spent many volunteer hours at the rescue with "his" horse, Bravo, a big Shire. A visitation for family and friends will be held at the gazebo in Grant Park on Saturday, March 12th from 10 to noon. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to www.cci.org or www.savethehorses.org in Tom's honor. Wages & Sons Funeral Home, Stone Mountain.