Willis A. (Will) Adair

Willis (Will) A. ADAIR Wills (Will) A. Adair 82, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 30, 2011. He was a native of Colorado born on June 17,1928 to Lloyd and Ida Adair. In 1950 Will graduated from the University of Colorado with an Aeronautical Engineering degree, married his wife of forty six years Charlotte and went to work at Boeing. Will was an engineer for 40 years before retiring in 1990. He particularly enjoyed his travel during his career, and his favorite assignment was test director, Flight Test. He loved his family and friends, many of whom were life-long. He especially liked helping others. He is survived by daughter Julee Mahlstedt and husband Jim of Buckley WA, son Richard Adair and wife Lori of Duvall WA, granddaughters Alyssa and Amanda Mahlstedt. He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte in 1996, brother Edwin Adair 2007. The family prefers memorial contributions be made to Alzheimer's Research.

Published in The Seattle Times on Feb. 4, 2011