John Douglas Adam 1943 – 2018 died after a sudden illness. Born in Scotland, he received his PhD in EE at the University of Glasow, UK. H immigrated to the USA in 1977 and went to work at Westinghouse Corp. (now Northrup Grumman). There he was heavily involved with R&D of state-of-the-art signal processing devices. That included MEMS, FSL, YIG, ceramics, to name a few. As a result of this work he was awarded 20 patents, has authored 70 publications and is an IEEE Fellow. He was also involved with the MTT and served on the TPRC, chaired the Technical Coordinating Committee, and was the 2011 IMS vice-chair in Baltimore.