Tom Sawyer is a pilot, author, and consulting engineer with 27 years in the industry and is a member of the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE). He spent 10 years with the Bell System and was a consultant to Intel Corporation for 11 years. He co-founded an organization that builds libraries for children in Mexico and currently designs water distribution systems in the US and the Caribbean. In 1987, he started having visions of a woman he’d never met. Through a set of extraordinary circumstances he found the woman and her twin boys at a Huichol Indian ceremony. They were married in 1988. In 1991, he accepted a position as chief engineer and vice president for a world-class island resort in the Caribbean. He moved his family to Antigua, West Indies and hobnobbed with the rich and famous until discovering his wife, Mari had little time to live. It was after that, that he became inspired to write their story, “White Summer Dress.”
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