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The Toronto Police Service was called to the scene of a fatal collision with bodily injury at the Toronto Western Hospital on Friday. The victim was later identified by friends and family as 73-year-old Toronto real estate agent Lillian Adamakis.
According to a statement Released by TPS on Friday afternoon, Adamakis pulled into the hospital parking lot around 6:30 a.m. She opened her vehicle door to gain access to the gate, lost control of the vehicle causing her to fall from the vehicle while it was in motion, and sustained fatal injuries. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
It was later reported that Adamakis had come to the hospital that day to visit her ex-husband, who was a patient at Toronto Western Hospital.
“There was a terrible accident this morning,” Gillian Howard, spokeswoman for the University Health Network, said in a statement Friday. “We extend our sympathy and condolences to the family and friends who will suffer the shock of losing someone in this way. We would also like to offer any support to visitors or members of our staff who may have witnessed the accident. and urge anyone who witnessed the crash to contact Toronto Police Services.
Adamakis began his real estate career in 1979, working primarily with first-time buyers and growing his client base by knocking on doors and hosting open houses. Most recently, she was an agent at Keller Williams Advantage Realty in Riverdale for just under 13 years.
During her 43-year career, Adamakis was consistently recognized as one of the top producers, and in 1986 she was named Salesperson of the Year by the Toronto Real Estate Board. Beyond her distinctions, she was loved by her colleagues and clients. She was a people person and dedicated to her work, and that was reflected in her clientele.
“I may have one or two new clients a year, but most of them are regular or referral clients,” Adamakis told Real estate magazine in 2013. She was known for going the extra mile for her clients, taking the time to get to know them and their families. “I love people and I love watching their children grow up. I get closer to clients. That’s what keeps me going. When signing up, I tell my clients I want them to love me .
Outside of his real estate work, Adamakis has worked with the Breakfast Club, Riverdale Share and the Red Door Family Shelter, and served as a board member of The Hunger Project Canada.
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