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Lucinda Adams

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Lucinda Ritzschke Adams was born Nov. 12, 1941 in The Dalles, Ore. to Granville "Bud" and Luella Mildred Barrett Ritzschke. She passed away May 16, 2014 at her home in Tucson, Arizona.

She graduated from Centerville Grade School in 1956 and from Goldendale High School in1960.She was married to Glen Hamilton in1961 and later divorced. She was united in marriage to John A Adams in Bothell, Wash., Dec. 14, 1965. A son, Johnny A Adams II was born Oct. 12, 1976.

Lucinda and John spent time working in Saudi Arabia. They returned to the states and Lucinda earned a degree in psychology in Tulsa, Okla. She joined a computer software company and was a valuable employee being the trouble shooter ('bug lady") for those customers that were having difficulties with computer programs from her company. She retired in 2006.

She loved animals and cared about people. Lucinda requested her organs be donated and her eyes quickly helped a patient have sight.

Lucinda is survived by her husband, John A Adams and son, Johnny A. Adams II, of Tucson, Ariz .; two step sisters, Karen Ritter and Sharon Shattuck; special school friends, Shirley Jaeckel Ziggler and Dyan Kayser Catlin. Preceeding her in death were her parents and stepfather, E.C. Sturgis.

Memorials may be made to Home at Last Human Society, 200 River Road, The Dalles, Oregon.

 

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