Gary Adams
Gary Adams

Obituary of Gary Vern Adams

January 20, 1946 - Lethbridge, Alberta

June 22, 2024 - Calgary, Alberta


Gary Vern Adams, of Calgary, AB, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2024, at the age of 78 years.


He was born in Lethbridge to Ivan and Sylvia Adams. Raised in Vulcan, and settled in Calgary, Alberta. In 1967, he married the love of his life Donna Colpitts.


During his working life, Gary worked the family farms in Vulcan and Strathmore. He was a cargo loader for the Air Force and became a B-Pressure Welder for 46 years.


Gary had many passions, which he will always be fondly remembered for by many. Cooking, gardening, model building and his devotion to his spirituality.


Gary is survived by his daughter Suzanne (Justin), and three granddaughters: Naomi, Rachel, and Erin, as well as many extended family members. He is predeceased by his wife Donna and son Richard.


No service or memorial will be held as requested by Gary.


If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588.


Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed with Gary’s family here.


In living memory of Gary Adams, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW, Calgary, ABT3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.

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