Geoffrey Adams

Obituary of Geoffrey Adams

Geoffrey Adams, 72, of Flanders, NJ passed away on June 8th, 2020 at Morristown Medical Center. Geoffrey was born in Manchester England June 14, 1947 to the late Frederick and Olive (Hood) Adams. He attended London Polytechnic and Oxford University, where he adopted the phrase 'Illegitimi non carborundum' as a guide in life. Geoffrey worked with information technology preserving knowledge for future generations, finishing his professional life at Elsevier. He married his one true love Margaret in 1966 at Saint John the Divine on Brooklands Road. He immigrated with the family to New Jersey in 1976. Geoffrey loved to travel and told Margaret when he asked her to marry him that he would show her the world, which he did. If you needed him, he was always there and would help in any way he could. He loved his books, trains, photography, and history. His greatest love and passion in his life was his family. Geoffrey lived his life on his terms experiencing life to the fullest. He will be remembered for his kindness and warm heart. He is survived by his beloved wife Margaret (Tipton) Adams; devoted sons, Warren and wife Janine, Paul and wife Crista and Andrew; six cherished grandchildren, Brittany, Maraya, Kaitlyn. Samantha, Keaton and Harper; brother, Peter Adams; and by many other loving family members, friends, and colleagues. Services for Geoffrey will be held privately by his family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at https://www.stjude.org/donate/
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