Adam Exton Obituary, Death – Adam Exton passed away in Ottawa, Ontario on December 9, 2022, at the age of 35. His family shares their deepest condolences with you as they share the news of his loss. Son of Wendy Exton, brother of Bradley Exton (Ellen Wessel), and son of Allan Exton. Beloved son of Wendy Exton. His devoted fiancée, Reesha, as well as his numerous cousins, aunts, and uncles, and his grandmother, Bette Readman, will miss him in a way that is indescribably painful.
Adam’s early life was marked by an intense interest in politics, as well as a commitment to and enthusiasm for civic engagement and voluntary work in the local community. Adam was recognized as the Outstanding Young Liberal Volunteer of the Year in Ontario in the year 2012. He attended the University of Toronto and graduated with a degree in political science there. After gaining experience at many different tiers of government over the course of his career, Adam was finally promoted to the post of Director of Parliamentary Affairs at Health Canada.
Adam was a member of the leadership team that directed Canada’s health response to the COVID-19 pandemic when it was one of the most difficult phases of the pandemic. He was an exceptionally skilled and well-respected campaign manager who played a significant role in assisting in the recruitment of cabinet ministers and members to Queens Park and Ottawa. Adam made his family incredibly proud of who he was throughout his life, and he will continue to do so as a result of the service he provided to both his community and his country.
On Monday, December 19, the visitation will take place from four in the afternoon until eight in the evening at the Adams Funeral Home in Barrie, Ontario. The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 20, and will be followed by a reception in the same location. Following the conclusion of the reception, Adam’s interment will take place at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.