Thomas Stephen Luptowski, former Northwood University Professor Emeritus, passed away on May 17, 2017 in Bay City, Mich., at the age of 80. Thomas officially retired from Northwood University as Professor Emeritus in 2007, teaching part-time until his recent death. He was an advisor to Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity and Northwood University's number one fan. In his free time, he enjoyed going golfing, civil war history, and sports. Tom graduated from Bay City’s St. Stanislaus in 1955 and went on to serve in the Air Force. He graduated from Delta College and Central Michigan University (CMU), receiving master’s degrees from CMU and Western Michigan University. Tom is survived by his wife Ruth and two daughters.