Thomas L. BlairThomas L. Blair, 64, West Fargo, ND, died Friday, February 1, 2013 in Sanford Health, Palliative Care after a courageous battle with cancer.
Thomas Leslie Blair was born September 18, 1948 in Fargo, ND to Harry and Lucille (Nowak) Blair. He grew up in Fargo and graduated in 1966 as a member of North High School’s first graduating class. He worked in Minneapolis – St. Paul, MN for a short time before returning to Fargo. Tom joined the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam. After his military service, he became a partner in the Rib-Rack Bar and Grill in Comstock, MN. He married Andrea Rehder on September 27, 1975, in the Comstock Lutheran Church. The couple lived in Fargo, where Tom worked for both the Thompson, and Pierce roofing companies. In the 1980s he began working for Fargo Truss Systems, where he continued to work until June of 2012. Andrea died in February of that year.