The Rev. James Blades eulogizes James Thornton, who died in an airplane crash in Mexico on Oct. 16, at First Presbyterian Church in San Luis Obispo on Saturday.
Thornton, a plastic surgeon who lived in Arroyo Grande and kept his office in San Luis Obispo, was with three others who were on a medical mission with the all-volunteer group Flying Samaritans when their plane crashed in Baja California. All were killed.
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