View a eulogy for Anthony Joseph Detoto, USMA '91, who passed away on November 28, 2020.
Anthony Joseph Detoto
West Point, 1991
Be Thou At Peace
Posted by Nargis Kabiri Mougey on December 1, 2020:
He was the epitome of a servant-leader and selfless service. Anthony (Totes) and I first met when I was stationed at Texas A&M a few years ago. It was during this meeting that he inspired me to chase my vision. Before that meeting, I had many self-limiting beliefs as to who an entrepreneur was and what a small business owner looked like. Quite frankly, he had every right to laugh me out of that meeting. All I had to present during that meeting was a sketch of my idea (and not the fancy computer-generated kind, but a hand-drawing on a piece of paper). That day, he didn't give me a fish to eat, instead he taught me how to fish. He took me under his wing and challenged me see my own potential. He was a great mentor and a great friend. I admired how he put his family first. He would often involve his young boys in the events & charities he attended. He championed many important causes. He had a kind heart. His lessons were timely at each new stage of my entrepreneur journey and grateful his support. I still had much to learn from him and deeply saddened he left us too soon. He will not be forgotten. He touched many lives, left this world a better place, and his memory will live on. Be thou at peace...
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