David Adams

Founder of Pyramid Films Corporation

David T. Adams, founder of Pyramid Films Corporation, died in Henderson, Nevada on Oct. 8 of congestive heart failure. He was 83.

Born in Toronto,Adams was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force.

He moved to California where he began producing training films such as “Pulse of Life,” which was viewed by millions of CPR students. The company became a leading distributor of non-theatrical films during the 1970s and 80s.

Adams received Academy Award nominations for shorts “Solo” in 1972 and “The Legend of John Henry” in 1973.

He is survived by his wife, Lynn; three children; two brothers, three sisters and four grandchildren.

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