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John Sanford Adcock

John was born in Reno, and attended local schools, including the University of Nevada Reno. He worked in the record business, and was a gifted musician. John graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Communications, and from Willamette University with a Doctorate in Jurisprudence. He served with distinction as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in the State of Washington for 24 years.

He was preceded in death by his mother Marilyn. He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years Lise, his sisters Leslie Harrington (Jamie) of Bellingham WA, Emily Adcock of Stinson Beach, CA, his father William Adcock (Dixie) of Sun City, Arizona, and "his boys" Ray and Dave.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, June 25th at William Adcock's home in Sun City, Arizona.

Memorial gifts can be made to the ASPCA or Nature Conservancy in lieu of flowers.

Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on June 8, 2014
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