Tommy Arriaga was a Tempe Firefighter. He was so proud of being a firefighter. Tommy lost his life this March due to occupational Stage 4 Colon Cancer. In a prior years he ran the Tunnel to Towers in his turnouts. In 2019 due to his illness he was unable to run and asked a family member to take his place. His cousin, Richard Quiroz in honor for Tommy ran in his place in turnouts. It is now a family tradition to run in Tommy Arriaga's honor and Richard will run with family and fire family.