Service measured not by GOLD,
but by the GOLDEN RULE
WOOSTER - Daniel Adams, 70, of Wooster died Friday, October 20, 2017 at Aultman Hospital in Canton.
Dan was born April 9, 1947 in Livingston, New Jersey to John Daniel and Joann Hickey Adams.
Dan earned his B.S. in History from The College of Wooster in 1969 and Masters degrees in School Counseling and in School Psychology from the University of Akron. He also held a Diplomate in Neuropsychology. He was a school psychologist for over 40 years in many of the area schools where he helped local youth reach their potential.
He was a teacher in Norwayne Schools, a guidance counselor at Canal Fulton and a school psychologist for many of the Wayne County Schools.
Dan was a soccer player for over 57 years, earning All-State Honors in New Jersey and All Conference and All Ohio at The College of Wooster where he also served as co-captain. He coached soccer programs at both Triway and Wooster City Schools. Dan helped start the Wooster High School Girls’ Soccer Program and served as its first coach.
Dan was a lifelong fisherman who loved his time on the water. No one could filet a fish like Dan. He welcomed people to fish in his pond and was always eager to teach young and old how to bait a hook and cast a line.
Dan was a true friend, a great leader in his field, and community and College of Wooster activist. He was a member of the Wooster Jaycees and the Wooster Exchange Club.
Dan is survived by his wife of over 34 years, Jennifer Bishop Adams, son Nic Adams of Huntington, WV; sisters Sharon (Jim) Noonan of Salisbury MD and Christine (John) Kimmins of Brick, NJ; a brother Mike (Denise) Adams of Hampton, NJ, many nieces and nephews, and scores of close friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Celebration of Life gathering will be held at a later date.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Contributions may be directed to the College of Wooster Mens’ Soccer Program, c/o Gault Alumni Center, 1012 Beall Ave., Wooster, Ohio 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
College of Wooster Soccer Program, c/o Gault Alumni Center, 1012 Beall Ave., Wooster, OH 44691
No calling hours
Celebration of Life Service at a later date