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ADAMS, G. Glen
1924 - 2014
Passed away peacefully on July 5, 2014 at the age of 90. Predeceased by his wife of 44 years Doreen (Davies) in 1989 and his sister Barbara in 1990. He is survived by his daughter Maureen, his son Kevin (Barbara), his grandchildren Kimberly (Francis), Christine, Jesse, Jeremy, and special friend Catharine Sherwin. Born and educated in Winnipeg, he joined Trans Canada Airlines in 1946. He retired in 1983. Declared legally blind in 1999, he relocated to Quebec to live with his son and his family. There will be no Funeral Service. Visitation and Reception will be held on July 10, 2014 from 4:30 to 8: 00 p.m. at Urgel Bougie, 8145 Chambly Road, St- Hubert. Friends are invited to join the family to share stories and experiences. In lieu of sending flowers, it would greatly please Glen for you to plant one.




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Published in Monteal Gazette from Jul. 7 to Jul. 8, 2014.
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September 15, 2014
My dearest Kevin, my sincere condolences to you and your extended family. Loosing a parent is emotionally hard. Pull positive strength from your dear friends. With affection, Joanne.
Joanne De La Fosse
July 20, 2014
Dear Kevin - So very sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad - I remember him so well at all the curling games. He was just lovely. Please contact us - we miss you. Sally & Peter
Sally Ryan
July 20, 2014
Kevin, so sorry to hear of Glen's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time.
Robert & Brenda Fowler
July 11, 2014
Kevin and family: My sympathies on the passing of Glen - He was a great guy who always had a positive thing to say to me. He will be missed.
Eric Green
July 11, 2014
To a life well lived! Thank you for all the many volunteer hours that you gave to the sport of canoe-kayaking.
Helen Parfitt
July 9, 2014
Deepest Sympathy Kevin & Maureen. He was a good friend of my Dad they worked together for many years. He will be missed by many. Ian & Sue Buckingham
Ian Buckingham
July 9, 2014
We learned so much from Glen Adams seen here officiating at the National Championships in Dartmouth, NS.
Glen Adams
July 8, 2014
Glen was a true gentleman and a patriot of our sport. My condolences to the family. You will be missed Glen.
Graham Barton
July 8, 2014
Our deepest condolences from your friends in CKC WOD.
Ted Roworth
July 8, 2014
Dear Kevin and family,
So sad to hear the news of Glen's passing. Mom just called me to let me know and we are both heartbroken. Glen was such a rock for me personally when Dad passed suddenly back in '78. They were best of friends all thru their TCA, AC days and I was lucky enough to work at PVM with the both of them back when I first started at AC in '68. Such a happy go lucky guy, always with a great quip, and that big perma grin always plastered on his visage. He will be sorely missed by all who had the great fortune to know him. Once again, my sincere condolences to you and all the family.
Keith Ferguson
July 8, 2014
kevin and Maureen...so many memories, connected with Air Canada, musical operettas your mom and dad and I sang in, Johnny changing diapers for you and Keith while we were performing, so many enjoyable lunches at the Bay with Glen, having tea at night when first in Montreal, from 1949 on. at Norgate....he has left a multitude of memories for all of us who mourn him......Norma Ferguson
July 8, 2014
Although I have never met any of you, your Dad, Grandad was an amazing man with a zest for all he did. He was a funny, spirtited man and I will remember that he cared deeply for all the things in his life. I am thinking of all of you and will remember Glen with fond memories of his time officiating in canoe kayak and being a great friend! Take care of one another and hold your memories close to your heart.
L.A. Schmidt
L.A. Schmidt
July 8, 2014
My condolences for your loss. Glenn was a fixture in our sport. I knew him when I was an athlete in the 70s, and as a coach in the 80s and 90s. He always made me laugh, trying to prod something or another out of me, and always kept me on my toes (with a smile). He was a great friend to my father, Murray, serving together in various paddling volunteer roles. We will all miss him.
Scott Logan
July 8, 2014
To Kevin, Maureen & family, Our sincere condolences on the loss of your father. He was a wonderful man and we will miss him dearly. He is at peace now and we will cherish all the memories we have of him.
Bill & Frances McKee
Chateauguay
July 8, 2014
My condolences. Glen was a fixture at national canoeing championships and selection trials. He set a standard as an official and volunteer that everyone strived to attain. He was fair, decisive and focussed on what was good for the athlete, which as a Chief Official was essential. I am honoured to have known Glen, and to have had a chance to work with him both as an official and at the CCA board and national team committee.
Ross Bales
July 8, 2014
We are so sorry for your loss Kevin, Kimberly and Christy. What a nice, charming and interesting man Glen was. Our thoughts are with you in this time of sorrow.
Janine and Jean Marc Lalonde
July 7, 2014
Our canoeing fraternity has lost one of the best. My condolences to the Adam's family in your time of sorrow.
I will always remember the times I had the pleasure of rooming with Glen at many national canoeing championships. My thoughts and prayer are with everyone at this time.
Mike Moir
July 7, 2014
To Maureen and family,
I knew your dad mostly by his astounding reputation in the world of canoeing. I spoke to him only a few months ago and he made me feel like I was the only person in the world he wanted to be chatting with! He asked about Tom and about CKC and assured me that he was coping well with the difficulties he was faced with. What a gentleman!
My sincere condolences ,
Madeleine Hall
Madeleine Hall
July 7, 2014
Our condolences to Mr. Adams family, he will be greatly missed. Mr. Adams was one of the kindest men we knew and always pleasant and caring.We are saddened to hear of his passing.
Don & Sandra Starnes
July 7, 2014
Maureen and Kevin, we were very saddened to learn of your Dad's death, Maureen I think of you often, we live in Simcoe, Ontario retired now and enjoying life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

pat (Saunders) and Jim Leal
July 7, 2014
Mes sincères condoléances à sa famille. I was happy to meet him with canoing. He was involved a lot with that sport and encouraged us to do so.
Jean-Guy Lahaie
July 7, 2014
Maureen & Kevin and your families - your Dad was a long time friend of Peter's and became a great friend to me. They could tell stories for hours. He was a wonderful gentleman and always a pleasure to be with. Cherish your wonderful memories of him - I certainly will.
Brenda Tracey-McCabe
July 7, 2014
Glen had a wonderful sense of humor and made people feel welcome. I remember when he first met Anne M. He said " I would recognize you by your legs". Even when his sight diminished he would know his friends by their voices. It was a treat to have know you, Glen. Godspeed.
Dana Schafer
July 7, 2014
Glen was a great friend to all in canoeing and I considered him a friend and a mentor. His contributions to the sport were many. Thank you Glen !!
Dwight Corbin
July 7, 2014
Glen was a great canoeing friend.
We worked together many times
Art Quartermain
July 7, 2014
My sincere condolences to all the family! I was very sadden to hear about Glen's passing. He was a kind hearted gentleman who reminded me alot of my own father and will be missed. May peace come from the memories comfort you now and in the days ahead.
Murielle Langevin
July 7, 2014
Glen was a big personality in the sport of canoeing for decades. His love of the sport was evident. I have fond memories of Glen's encouraging comments to me when the CCA officials did not see me cross the finish line at the 1970 Canadian Championships. "Per aquas as fraternitatem"
John Edwards
July 7, 2014
mes sincères sympathies A Kevin et toute la famille. I'm positive that Glen will take care of us all from up above :)
Pete Vallée
July 7, 2014
I have many fond memories of both Glen and Doreen....Glen worked with my father, and was a frequent visitor to our family's kitchen for coffee. Doreen was always so kind to me. For a couple of years I taught her guitar, on Tuesday nights...she was a very good pupil and learned to play a couple of Frank Sinatra songs on the guitar!
Keep good memories always, Kevin and Maureen....Sincere sympathies from the LeBlanc Family.
Donna LeBlanc
July 7, 2014
Was very saddened to hear about your Dad, Kevin. I remember Glen as the finest and kindest of gentlemen, and the grandfather my kids never had. Our thoughts are with you.
Stephen Sherwin
July 7, 2014
To Kevin and family,
My sincere condolences for the loss of your father. He was a man with great integrity and certainly warranted my utmost respect especially on that judges' stand.
Harley Delaronde
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