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Ashley Tucker Wright, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1953
Death: Jul. 17, 1968
Oak Lawn
Cook County
Illinois, USA

CSHS Class of 1971

Chicago Tribune (IL)


Edition: Chicago Tribune

Ashley Tucker Wright Jr., suddenly, of Orland Park, devoted son of Ashley Tucker Sr. and Kathryn; dear brother of Charles William, Jefferson Scott, and Nona Constance. Funeral 9:30 a.m. Saturday, from Schmaedeke Funeral Home, 143d street and Southwest highway, Orland Park, to St. Michael church, Orland Park. Mass 10 a.m. Interment notice later. 349-0111 or 448-6000.

Copyright 1968, Chicago Tribune. For permission to reprint, contact Chicago Tribune.

Record Number: 19680719dn182

Crushed by a vehicle. Ashley and his brother, Fred, were driving south on US Highway 45 (now known as LaGrange)in Orland when they had car trouble. After parking on the shoulder, Ashley climbed under the vehicle to check it. The car jack slipped and fell on Ashley, crushing him.

PHOTO: This photo was taken from Carl Sandburg High School Yearbook 1968. This is Ashley's freshman year photograph.

07-18-1968 - Chicago Tribune - "14-Year-Old Dies When Car Falls on Him"

07-19-1968 - Chicago Tribune - "Wright"
AUG 15, 1953 JUL 17, 1968

Orland Memorial Park Cemetery
Orland Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 2, Lot 58, Block --, Grave 4
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Record added: Apr 04, 2007
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Ashley Tucker Wright, Jr
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Ashley Tucker Wright, Jr
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- Anne Philbrick
 Added: Jun. 16, 2011

- Amber Garrison
 Added: Jan. 9, 2013
You've never been far from my thoughts, my friend. Even now, I miss you more than I can say.
- Deb R.
 Added: Jun. 25, 2010
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