Michael “Mike” Robert McAdam, 33, of River Forest died on Jan. 18, 2022. Born in Oak Park, he graduated from Oak Park and River Forest High School and attended Triton College. He lived a fulfilling life, playing youth baseball, enjoying Scouting and being a vital part of the church youth group. He loved sports and was a die-hard Cubs fan and was his siblings’ #1 fan at their games and matches. He enjoyed spending time with his family, being at the farm, and spending time outside.

Michael Robert McAdam

He was a devoted member of First Presbyterian Church of River Forest where he shared his gift of singing in worship. His faith reached well beyond the church walls, spreading joy to all who met him.

Mike was the son of Rob and Sandy; the brother of Melissa (Ryan), Jenn, Jess and Tim (Emily); rockstar uncle of Madelyn, Dawson, Parker and Chase; grandson of Donald Woods and the late Thelma Woods, and the late Robert and Marillyn McAdam; and the nephew, cousin and friend to many.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 26 at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of River Forest. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to First Presbyterian Church of River Forest or to Team Mike for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Funeral arrangements were handled by Peterson-Bassi Chapels.