Thomas Largey, attorney, adviser to Quincy mayor
As a young attorney specializing in criminal law in the 1980s, Thomas L. Largey Jr. soon became recognized for his eloquence and skill. Mr. Largey’s life changed drastically 16 years ago when he was diagnosed with cancer. Eventually, he left law to become chief of staff to then-Quincy Mayor William J. Phelan. He later worked in the office of Norfolk County Sheriff Michael G. Bellotti. Mr. Largey died of cancer May 20 at his Squantum home. He was 55. A service has been held.