What happened to Dr. Pol Grandson Adam James Butch? Cause of Death

On 18th September 2019, the fans of ‘The Incredible Dr. Pol’ and those who know Dr. Pol’s family was shocked by an obituary that announced the demise of Adam Butch, Dr. Pol’s grandson. Adam’s life was tragically cut short when he was still way too young.

He had not yet made any significant achievements that could make him famous but had a promising future. He was mostly known as Dr. Pol’s only grandson. In this article, we will try to unearth some facts about him and inform you about his real cause.

About Dr. Pol’s Grandson Adam James Butch.

Adam was born on 20th August 1996 in Saginaw, Michigan. He was the son to Gregory and Kathy Butch. His mother and maternal grandparents raised him after his father passed away. His mother, however, was married again to Thomas Rakowski. Adam was a kind, hearted young man who went along with so many people. He was the center of love in his family.

About his education, Adam attended two elementary schools, MacGregor and St. Stanislaus, where he laid a good foundation. He then proceeded to All Saints High School and graduated in 2014. After high school, Adam enrolled to study Computer Science at the University of Michigan

. After completing his education, the university took him to be a computer teacher assistant. When the right came, he moved back home and got employed as a pharmacy technician. He loved his village and wanted to give back to society.

Besides his professional career, Dr. Pol’s grandson Adam James Butch also appeared in grandpa’s show since it is a family affair. He was not an actor, but with cameras at his disposal and everyone around him casting, Adam opted also opted in.

He appeared in one episode. Dr. Pol’s grandson was passionate about other things, including music; he loved playing guitar and played football in college.

Cause of Death and Rumors.

Adam was found dead in his house. The family did not share the actual cause of his death—that created room for rumors. There were allegations that Adam suffered from depression, and the cause of death could be something worse than the family cannot share.

Image of Adam James Butch died at the age of 23 on September 18,2019
Caption: Adam James Butch died at the age of 23 on September 18, 2019

Other sources, one we can term reliable, say that he died of cancer. There are two fundamental reasons why we tend to believe he died of cancer. One, his father, Gregory, died of cancer after a long struggle. Adam may have inherited this from him.

And secondly, throughout his high school and college education, Adam was an active member of Riley for Life Committee, an initiative geared towards raising funds for the American Cancer Society. The National Honor Society affiliated him.

Adam James Butch Left his Girlfriend and Family Behind.

Adam left behind his lovely girlfriend named Julia Shepherd, his friends and family. He died only two days after getting employed at Rite Aid. Adam also worked briefly for Hemlock and Meijer. He made friends in all these places who all will dearly miss him.

Image of Adam James Butch with his girlfriend Julia Shepherd.
Caption: Adam James Butch with his girlfriend, Julia Shepherd.

His burial arrangements began at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Stanislaus Church, on 26th August, where a mass was conducted. He was later laid to rest at St. Patrick Cemetery. The family requested those who wanted to send sympathy flowers to do so online.

Originally posted on September 9, 2020 @ 8:21 am

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