Adrian Dovell, January 18, 1943 - February 27, 2017, Adrian died after a six-month battle with leukemia. He was a retired postal clerk. Adrian was born in Gainesville, attended Florida State University and served in the U.S. Navy. He met the love of his life, Patricia Sprague, in 1969 while playing bridge at the UF bridge club. They were married in 1971. Adrian graduated from UF in 1973 with a degree in journalism. Adrian and Patricia enjoyed traveling, playing tournament bridge, and visiting their two sons and three grandchildren. They visited six of the seven continents. They played bridge in tournaments all over the country, winning many sectional and regional events and one national championship, the Grand National Teams, Flight A, in Washington D.C. in 2002. Adrian had accumulated almost 15,000 masterpoints. At the bridge table he was best known for his skillful declarer play and his aggressive penalty doubles.
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