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 Gordon LuGene Wright

Gordon LuGene Wright

Birth
Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death 16 May 1993 (aged 72)
Alpine, Utah County, Utah, USA
Burial Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot C-06-060-05 DDB
Memorial ID 38541 · View Source
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Gordon LuGene Wright, 72, of Alpine, our dear husband, father and grandfather, passed away May 16, 1993 at his home.

He was born March 8, 1921 in Pleasant Grove, a son of Clifford L. and Oral Wadley Wright. He married Marilyn Richards May 5, 1944 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He was a father of seven children, Gordon Stephen Wright of Washington D.C.; Susan Wright Hastings of Dallas, Texas; Douglas Lynn Wright of San Antonio, Texas; Debora Wright Cox of Panama City, Flor.; Pamela Wright Lundell of Houston, Texas; Paul Harry Wright of Rockwall, Texas; Timothy Edward Wright, Sacramento, Calif.; He is survived by his wife and children, and 24 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and an older brother.

After graduating from Pleasant Grove High School in 1939, he served in the Eastern States Mission from 1940 to 1942. Subsequently, he served in the military for 4 and a half years in the United States and Japan during World War II.

He received degrees from Brigham Young and New York universities and worked for 25 years in the field of retailing in New York and Texas. For the past 22 years, he was vice president of the Texas Hospital Association in Austin, Texas until his retirement in 1989.

He was an active member of the LDS Church, holding many positions of leadership in Brooklin, New York; San Antonio, Texas; Rochester, New York; Fort Worth, Texas; and Austin, Texas. He served as Regional Representative in the West Texas, Houston and Oklahoma regions.

Funeral services will be held Friday, May 21, 1993 at 2 p.m., in the Alpine 1st-3rd-8th Ward Chapel, 165 North 100 East, Alpine. Friends may call Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Olpin Family Mortuary, 500 South at 300 East, Pleasant Grove, or Friday, at the church, one hour prior to services. Burial will be in the Pleasant Grove City Cemetery. Full Military Rites will be accorded by Dist. $ of the VFW.
(Obituary printed in the Deseret News May 19, 1993.)


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  • Maintained by: Brenda
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38541
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gordon LuGene Wright (8 Mar 1921–16 May 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38541, citing Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Brenda (contributor 47111878) .