Phillip Livingston Adams was born July 8, 1922. He graduated from Caltech with a BS in Electrical Engineering in 1944. He went on to receive a MBA from Stanford. He is survived by his spouse, Mikki of 53 years, 1 child, and 5 step children.
Phillip died peacefully with a tear in his eye on May 22, 2021 in Draper, Utah, at the home of his daughter, Sally Plicka.
Navy WWII Veteran; Lieutenant JG. Communications officer on Admiral’s staff.
Livingston was present on board ship, in the room with Admirals and staff, in South China Sea at one of the signings of Japanese surrender August 1945. He was presented a Samurai sword by his Japanese counterpart at the surrender ceremony.
He worked most of his career as an international economist for Stanford Research Institute. He worked on infrastructure projects for countries all over the world. He has worked in or traveled to virtually every country in the world.
He worked and lived in SF Bay Area till 1976, then retired to Solana Beach CA (N San Diego County) at age 54. He lived to be almost 99. He was relatively healthy (“I feel fine/normal”) almost till the day he passed away.