James W. R. Adams passed away November 28, 2018. Jim was a devoted husband and father; he is survived by his wife, Lucy, three children, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He graduated from Lewis and Clark High School in Spokane, WA, the United States Military Academy at West Point and earned a master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Oklahoma State. He retired from the Army Corps of Engineers as a Colonel. He was the Vice President of Walt Disney Imagineering and Senior Vice President of Development for Madison Square Garden. In retirement he coached several of his grandchildren’s sports. In his spare time he avidly supported the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) eventually serving as President of the Washington Chapter.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Alzheimer’s Association, WA State Chapter, 19031 33rd Ave. W., Suite 301, Lynnwood, WA 98036 or the National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI Washington, 1107 NE 45th St., Seattle, WA 98105.