Thomas Steven Culala died of an inherited
vascular disease at the age of 59 in Olathe, KS,
where he made his home for many years. He
was born Sept. 1, 1948, and died Dec. 29, 2007.
Tom graduated from PGHS in 1967, then from
San Jose State
served in the U.S.
He and his wife
Recovery Inc. 1989,
which today is a
providing quality care
to those suffering
over 800 individuals
Tom received the Jefferson Award for
Community Service for the State of Kansas.
Survivors include his wife, Debbie; and
their children, Aaron, Tera, Kristen, Heidi, Kari,
Bo, Stephanie, and Scott; eight grandchildren;
his siblings, Ben ‘66, Mikeal ‘70, Scott ‘72; Sara
Culala Denmark and Annette Culala Groves;
and his mother, Caroline Wheeler Martinez ‘44,
a lifetime resident of Monterey and Pacific