Lief E. Adams DO
Lief E. Adams DO
  • November 25, 1928 - December 10, 2017
  • Brighton, Colorado

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Lief Ericksen Adams was born on November 25, 1928 and grew up in Michigan where he completed high school and college. He eventually entered medical school at Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine and received his Doctor of Osteopathy in 1961. He made his way to Colorado in 1962 where he started a very active medical practice until retirement in 2007. Medicine was one of his greatest passions and he participated in many endeavors to that end. He was an active member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church supporting the growth of schools and churches both locally and though mission projects, even traveling to India to support projects there. Lief went to his rest on Sunday December 10, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, three sons and three daughters, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his sister Connie, his brother William, and his son Robert.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to:
Adams Memorial Fund
Vista Ridge Academy
3100 Ridge View Dr. Erie, Colorado 80516
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A visitation is to be held on Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Olinger Highland Mortuary located at 1021 Grant Street, Thornton, Colorado. The funeral service will take place on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the Chapel Haven Seventh-Day Adventist Church located at 9911 Huron St, Northglenn, Colorado. The burial will be Friday, December 15, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. located at Olinger Highland Cemetery.