Obituary of Adam Ali Amani
Proudly displayed on shelves across the world are the small metal trophies Adam coordinated for the self-proclaimed "Summer Family Games." In that single action, Adam transformed an informal family reunion into an acclaimed affair, intentionally stoking old family sports rivalries, with table tennis as the main event. Adam's natural gift for connecting and loving others was evident early on. Even in the "Summer Family Games," he made sure there was a way to celebrate with each other and ensured that every person had a sport they could compete in, from the youngest nephew and niece to the oldest grandparents.
Adam was especially graced with the ability to make a stranger feel welcome, as if they were already a friend. He was happiest among his friends and family, sharing his radiant and loving energy with those around him. From a young age, he was full of love and was doted on by his parents, grandparents, and great-grandmother. When he was little, Adam loved it when his mom rubbed his back and, as he got older, continued to find joy as she prepared his favorite meals for him. His dad is forever grateful to God for blessing him with Adam and describes Adam as the most loving, kind, sensitive, warm, gentle, and protective son.
Adam and his brothers and sisters were fiercely protective of family and each other as they encountered life's adversities. As the family expanded, he warmly welcomed and fiercely protected his brothers-in-law and sister-in-law. When nieces and nephews came along, Adam took his generous love to a new level. He spent countless hours with his nieces and nephews, building Legos, taking trips to the circus and movies, swimming in the pool, and embarking on countless other memorable adventures including epic ski trips, earning his honorary title as the "funcle." Eventually, Adam was blessed to become a father himself, to his true love and joy, his son Kamran. From that moment on, Adam navigated life with one goal – to be the best father possible for his beloved son Kamran.
Adam shared his personal charm in various entrepreneurial capacities—including ventures in gaming and real estate. His real professional mark, shown by his lifetime of action and strong support network, was his unwavering commitment to putting people first in all situations. Adam's dedicated circle of friends extends to include co-workers, childhood friends, and many others he encountered along his path. Adam was a connector among his childhood friends, whom he had the blessing of staying close to his entire life. He actively reached out to check on them, elevating gatherings to levels beyond amazing with his warm and welcoming personality and generosity.
On May 21, 2023, Adam Amani, at age 42, left this world with more friends and family members than is possible to count. Adam is survived by his son Kamran Amani; his parents Cyrus Amani and Virginia Selvaggi; his brother Jon Amani (Stephanie Amani) and sisters Sara Amani (Timothy Ward) and Anna Steiger (Mark Steiger); his nieces and nephews Shiva Ward, Zara Ward, Ava Ward, Isabel Steiger, Eliana Steiger, Tristan Ward, Zayn Amani, and Isla Amani; a beloved set of uncles, aunts, and cousins; the light of his eyes, Stacy Rogers; a close group of childhood friends and their spouses; and a large group of friends he accumulated throughout his life from all over the globe, again, too numerous to count.
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