Santa Cruz Sentinel, California, 3 Jan 1985, p 14

W. Lloyd Adams

Memorial services will be Sunday for W. Lloyd Adams, an Aptos resident, who died Dec. 30 in Walnut Creek. He was 76.

Born in San Jose, Mr. Adams was a graduate of San Jose High School. He attended Northwestern University in Illinois and graduated from College of Pacific in 1950 with a degree in music.

Active in the field of broadcasting, Mr. Adams was a master of ceremonies and announcer in San Francisco. Hawaii and in Winters. Calif. He was affectionately referred to as the 'Maestro' by his friends and colleagues.

He taught music in the Winters School District for 32 years and had his own dance band.

Mr. Adams was involved in many community organizations in Winters, Calif., and was the city's Chamber of Commerce president in 1963. He also received the Winters' Citizen of the Year Award, and was past master of the Buckeye Masonic Lodge, 195.

In 1969 he retired to Aptos where he was a member of SIRS and St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. He was also the church organist.

Mr. Adams is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Adams of Aptos; sons, Gerald Adams of Auburn and Warren Adams of Winters; daughters, Claire Elaine Tschirky of Long Beach and Eva Lynn Bremer of Berlin, Germany; step-daughter, Diane Cookston of Walnut Creek; seven grandchildren, five step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Aptos.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Cancer Society or W. Lloyd Adams, Music Memorial Fund, c/o Bank of America, 101 Main St., Winters, Calif., 95694 are preferred.

[Transcribed from image by Ted Smith.]