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Erick Adams-Esgrow

December 2, 1978 ~ June 4, 2016 (age 37)
ARMSTRONG - Erick Adams-Esgrow died June 4, 2016 in California. He was born Gerald Frederick Adams Jr to Susan Cannon and Jerry Adams in Urbana, IL on December 2, 1978. He was raised in Armstrong, IL where he was a member of the Armstrong-Ellis Scholastic Bowl Team. The family moved to Iowa Park, TX in 1993. He played numerous instruments in the school and various garage bands.
After high school, Erick moved to Austin, TX. He worked in the on-line game industry as an in-game support representative for World of Warcraft, at Blizzard, then advanced to become a community manager at companies like Bioware, Trion Worlds and Electronic Arts. In 2013, he transitioned into a woman and became Claudia Jean Louise Adams. She moved to Belmont, CA and helped manage communities for games like Star Wars: The Old Republic, Rift and Wild Star. She had an awesome sense of humor, and was a great food lover and passionate political activist.
Survivors include Claudia's mother, step-father Garland Gibson, wife Julia Adams-Esgrow, ex-wife Ashley Adams, brothers Paul and Vincent, sisters Lori Taylor, Lydia Adams and Lyla Gideon, sons Morgan and Revan, daughter Charlotte, and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father and grandparents.
A Celebration of Life ceremony will be 10 AM July 1, 2017 in the Middlefork Methodist Church. Following a graveside service in the Partlow Cemetery there will be visitation and potluck at the Potomac American Legion building until 4 PM. Please come and share memories. Memorials can be made to Faith Mission, Wichita Falls, TX. Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac is assisting the family.



Cemetery Details

Partlow Cemetery

Armstrong, IL,

Celebration of Life Gathering

JUL 1. 10:00 AM

Middlefork United Methodist Church

Potomac, IL, US


 Service Information

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