Harry E. Adams ’51

Harry E. Adams ’51 died on July 16, 2016, in Marion, Massachusetts.

(The following appeared online at southcoasttoday.com on October 10, 2015):

WAREHAM — Harry Eugene Adams, age 86, died at Sippican Health Center in Marion, MA on Thursday, July 16, 2015 of chronic pulmonary disease and malignant lymphoma.

Born January 19, 1929, in Boston, Massachusetts he lived in West Roxbury, MA, and Washington, DC before settling in Needham, MA, and later Wareham, MA.

He was the founder and CEO of Control Equipment Corp. and Adams-Smith, Inc., both manufacturers of micro-processor based electronic equipment. Later in life he served as a technical writer and a firearms instructor for law enforcement and individuals.

He enjoyed skiing, sailing and boating on Nantucket Sound and Buzzards Bay, and was a third degree black belt in Karate.

Survivors include Ann Adams his wife for 64 years, his two sons and their families, Marshall of Franklin, MA and his children Michael, Amanda and Megan, and his son Douglas of Raleigh, NC and his wife Karen.