Longtime Juneau resident Michael "Lurch" Adams died at his home Monday, Aug. 26, 2002.
Adams moved to Juneau with his family in October, 1965. He worked as a driller-powderman all over the state. Friends said that he was outgoing and always had a good word for everyone. He will be missed by the many people whose lives he touched.
He was preceded in death by his parents Al and Nina Adams, brother Ernie White and sister Helen Springer.
He is survived by longtime companion Julie Reifers, Juneau; son Patrick, Juneau; brother Al Adams Jr., nephews Jim and Michael Paul, and nieces Bonnie, Tammy and Shelly, all of Washington State.
At his request, a funeral service will not be held. A celebration of his life will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1, at the Sandbar Bar and Grill.