Horcher rescued swimmers, remembered as hero
LIHU‘E — The 36-year-old hero, Thomas John “Tommy” Horcher, risked his life to save two distressed swimmers out by Marine Camp behind Wailua Golf Course Saturday afternoon, died Monday at Wilcox Medical Center, according to the Kaua‘i Police Department.
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Sending prayers to Tom Horchers family!There is no greater love than giving your life so others may live❤️🤙
To Tommy’s family and friends. Loss of ones chid or friend is always very difficult. Having said that, giving ones life to save others …. Well, I believe Tommy is greatly rewarded by our Higher Power. Rest In Peace Tommy and watch over those who loved you and cared about you.
I only knew Tommy for three years but we had a connection. We were planning to produce a product for people to quickly clean off their gear. I’m going to finish the project in his honor. He was a great guy with a sense of humor and honor. He left us exhibiting the most admirable quality, sacrificing oneself for a total stranger. He is a HERO! Bar none!
He may be absent physically but he is with us spiritually. I’ll miss you brother!
Condolences to the Horcher family and friends, and RIP Tommy. Your actions saved 2 lives!
Condolences to the Horchers family! RIP Tommy
No greater gift,,,,