Donald L. Adams, 71, of Milton, died peacefully at home February 4, 2021 in the care of his family after a courageous battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome.
Born and raised in Iowa, Don was a proud graduate of Iowa State University, College of Engineering. Before his retirement, he owned WAJA Associates, Foxboro, MA.
Don was the beloved husband of Kathleen M. (Smith) Adams and the devoted father of Katherine (John) Wozniak, Thomas (Meghan) Adams and Meghan Adams (fiancé William Corley). He was the proud “Papa” to Thomas and Matthew Adams and the proud “Grandpa” to Christopher and Michael Wozniak.
Don was predeceased by his treasured parents, Horace and Doris Adams. He is survived by his siblings, Charles, Carol (Spalding), Robert and Alice (Heinrichs). Don also leaves behind many nieces and nephews, as well as, his beloved fur friends Maisie and LaLuce.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Elizabeth Church, 350 Reedsdale Road, Milton, Saturday, February 6 at 10:00 AM. Family and friends invited. Interment private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Horace and Doris Adams Electrical Engineering Scholarship (2703809), Iowa State University Foundation, 2505 University Boulevard, Ames, Iowa 50010. Gifts may also be made online @ www.isuf.info/gift. Scroll to the bottom of the page for memorial gifts and write Horace and Doris Adams Electrical Engineering Scholarship (2703809). Or, for those who are able, donations of blood and/or platelets, which sustained Don during his illness, would be most appreciated. Please consider the Kraft Family Donor Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Yawkey 8 at Dana Farber Cancer Institute for their unique and very special support during Don’s illness.
To watch the Mass livestream, please visit www.visitationmilton.org