A native of South Carolina, Lucille and her husband came to Nevada in 1962. A stay-at-home mom with her small children, Lucille, nevertheless, found she was always volunteering at her children’s schools. Volunteering was still a part of Lucille’s life even as she worked full-time for Washoe County School District when her children were older. After her retirement she became even more active in the Reno/Sparks African American Community and has served on countless boards and committees. Lucille is the recipient of many accolades and awards.
Lucille Adin was interviewed on September 11, 2017, by the Nevada Women’s History Project through a grant from the Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation.