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Greg Adair - 2/9/2009

Class of 1973

Gregory Edwin Adair, age 53, passed away Monday, February 9, 2009, at his cabin at the ranch in Cane Beds, Arizona. He was born April 13, 1955, to Arnold Andrew and Nancy Ester Black Adair, in Boulder City, Nevada.

In 1960, the family moved to Hurricane, Utah. Greg was a graduate of Hurricane High School class of 1973. Following graduation he attended Southern Utah State College where he met Noni. They were married September 14, 1974, in Tuba City, Arizona. Noni and Greg moved to Richfield, Utah, where Greg worked for BIA Richfield Dormitory as a recreational assistant. After living in Richfield for a year, they moved to Tuba City, Arizona, where Greg was an EMT and attended the Navajo Police Academy and became a Police Officer for the Navajo Tribe. He then worked as a Juvenile Officer and then as a Criminal Investigator attending the FBI Criminal Investigation School in Glynco, Georgia. Greg retired in 2007.

Greg very much enjoyed his grandchildren, especially taking them to Spur Ranch, Cane Beds, AZ. He was a wonderful family man who supported his family in all activities. It is especially evident between 1986 -1992, when Greg supported his wife as she pursued and received her Doctorate degree in Pharmacy.

Greg enjoyed going to the flea markets and collecting antiques and anything western. He had a flair for interior decorating whether it be at home, work or at the ranch. He was a very hard worker, tender hearted, and had a great sense of humor. Greg was also a gifted story teller. He enjoyed listening to classic rock music and was an Oakland Raiders fan. Greg also enjoyed doing genealogy and learning about his Scottish, Irish heritage.

Surviving family members include his wife, Noni Begaye Adair of Tuba City, AZ; daughters, Amorelle (Walden), Amber, and Amanda Adair all of Tuba City, AZ; grandchildren, Justin, Justus, Tristan, Kanyn, Jayden and Jayse; siblings, Dallas Arnold Adair, Sharon Weiss and LaVoy Marvin Adair. He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Kevin Roland Adair.
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