David “Steaky” Roger Adams

    • David “Steaky” Roger Adams
    • RCE Badge circa 1939-45
    • Adams - 1948 Grey Cup Plate

    We regret to advise of the death of David “Steaky” Roger Adams on 21 November 2011 in Nanaimo, BC.

    Dave was a veteran of the Second World War where he served with the 8th Field Squadron, Royal Canadian Engineers. After the war, David played in the Canadian Football League for the Calgary Stampeders from 1946 to 1948, was a member of the League All-Star team in 1946 and 1947 and was a member of the Calgary Stampeders’ first ever Grey Cup winning team. He was inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame in 2000.

    In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.