|Birth: ||Aug. 15, 1953|
|Death: ||Jul. 17, 1968|
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.
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Record Number: 19680719dn182
CAUSE OF DEATH:
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.
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ASHLEY T. WRIGHT
AUG 15, 1953 JUL 17, 1968
Orland Memorial Park Cemetery
Plot: Section 2, Lot 58, Block --, Grave 4
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Record added: Apr 04, 2007
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