Donald G Adam

My father died this morning at about 2 AM. I was able to spend an hour with him after we arrived in Pittsburgh yesterday evening.
My family and I have been very deeply touched by your prayers and your expressions of sympathy. God bless us, every one.

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14 Responses to Donald G Adam

  1. Anne Marie says:


    I’m away at CREDO and just now checked your blog. Know that you, Margaret and Pippa are in my prayers. Your father’s legacy as embodied in you and the family is truly beautiful. May God comfort you now and always.

    Anne Marie

  2. Joey deVilla says:

    My deepest sympathies, AKMA. You and your family have my best wishes and prayers.

  3. Milner Seifert says:


    I thought of Donald and your family this morning at Matins as we sang “As winter comes, as winters must, we breathe our last, return to dust; still held in Christ, our souls take wing and trust the promise of the spring.” [Wonder, Love, and Praise 765, stanza 4] As I write this, I think of another text that has come to mean a lot to me, Shirley Erena Murray’s “Give thanks for life.” [WLP 775]
    My condolences to you and to your family.


  4. Jane Ellen+ says:

    May your father’s soul, along with all the departed, rest in peace.

    God be with you all, my friend. We love you.

  5. Frank says:

    AKMA, thank you for the news of your father’s death. Your reflection on his life that you wrote in your last post was very moving and fitting. Blessings friend.

  6. Emily says:

    Continued blessings and prayers for you all.

  7. David Knight says:

    I am so sorry to hear this. We will remember Donald at our Eucharist tonight, and you and your family also in our prayers.
    God bless my brother.


  8. Kimm (Jzer) says:

    Our heart felt sympathies to you and your entire family AKMA.

    God Bless-

    Kimm, Steve, Ethan and Chloe

  9. Peggy says:

    My sympathy and prayers to you and your family. Your reflection of the 31st was very moving and a gift to all of us who didn’t know Donald. Take care. Peggy

  10. Ralph Hitchens says:

    “When my father died it was like a whole library
    had burned down” [Laurie Anderson]

    Blessings and prayers; he will always be with you.


  11. Julie says:

    Dear AKMA,

    Know that Paul and I are praying for you and your family during this time.

    Julie Dodds

  12. Peace and comfort to you and your family, AKMA.

  13. Sarah says:

    So sorry to hear of his death. I was one of his students at Chatham (including a trip to London) and will never forget him. My thoughts and my fellow alumnae’s will be with you and your family.

  14. eric says:

    i lost my dad 10 years ago this july, i think it’s something you never get quite completely over, as i welled up a little reading your post. very sorry to hear about your loss, sending some thoughts your way from costa rica.

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