Thomas James Paap, 48, died Friday, July 12, 2013, as a result of a motorcycle accident. He was hit by a deer and was not wearing a helmet. Speed and alcohol were not a factor.
Thomas was born Nov. 10, 1964, in Neenah, Wis., to parents Jean and Edward Paap. Known affectionately by his siblings as Tommy, and his friends as Tom, he was a very active child. Growing up in Arizona, he ran track in high school and loved to stay in constant motion.