Saint Francis mourns the passing of alumnus Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The University of Saint Francis mourns the loss of Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, who passed away on Thursday.

Henry was a Saint Francis alumnus who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 1976 and a Master of Business Administration in 1981.

Saint Francis President Dr. Lance Richey issued this statement on behalf of the university:

“The University of Saint Francis community is deeply saddened over Mayor Tom Henry’s passing. As an alumnus with two degrees, he remained a dedicated supporter and proponent of his alma mater. His service to the city of Fort Wayne is well known throughout Indiana and beyond. His love for the people in our community was undisputed and he will be greatly missed. We offer our condolences to the Henry family and pray they be comforted in this time of grieving. May our friend Tom rest in the everlasting love of our Heavenly Father.”

Founded in 1890 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the University of Saint Francis offers more than 60 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs through the College of Health Sciences and the College of Arts, Sciences and Business. In addition to its traditional programs, Saint Francis designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. USF Downtown houses the music technology program while offering enhanced internship and networking opportunities for students. The University of Saint Francis, recognized as an NAIA Five-Star Champion of Character institution, has 18 athletic programs boasting two individual and four team NAIA national championships. Approximately 1,900 students from a broad geographic region attend Saint Francis.