Thomas A. Morton, co-founder and former chairman of McMorgan & Co., died of cancer June 29. He was 78. Mr. Morton is survived by his wife, Helen, eight children and 16 grandchildren. His sons, Paul and Brian, both work at McMorgan, which was acquired last year by New York Life Investment Management. McMorgan manages $25 billion, mainly for U.S. multiemployer and Taft-Hartley pension plans.
A memorial service will be held July 9 at St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco. Mr. Morton's family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society of San Mateo, Calif., or Guide Dogs of America, Sylmar, Calif.