Thomas Jackson, a beloved alumnus of the class of 1962, has a scholarship that was established by his family. He had demonstrated his love and support for Cathedral High School through his time as a student, teacher, member of the Board of Trustees and his philanthropic efforts. The Fund shall provide financial assistance to Cathedral High School students in financial need who maintain a B average and demonstrate an interest in science.
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Cathedral High School is saddened to announce the passing of Thomas Jackson who passed away on March 20, 2022. He was a member of the Class of 1962 and served Cathedral as a member of the Board of Trustees, teacher and philanthropic supporter.
Dr. Jackson lost his father at a very young age and knew poverty. Nevertheless, he received his doctorate in Psychology at the London School of Economics and medical degree at the University of Connecticut. He had a tremendous work ethic and worked at Cal Poly SLO, Napa State Hospital, UCSF and Vacaville Department of Corrections. Additionally, he maintained a private practice as a psychiatrist while serving as Medical Director at two psychiatric hospitals.
Thomas Jackson was humble, caring, philanthropic and loved by all who interacted with him. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Pamela Jackson, sons, Trevor and Brecon, his brother Larry Jackson, four granddaughters and many nieces and nephews.