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Obituary: Jack A. Wright

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4/1/51 ~ 1/11/03

Jack A. Wright was born in Salt Lake City April 1, 1951. He died January 11, 2003.

He attended Emerson Elementary School, Roosevelt Jr. High and East High School. Graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Psychology. He also earned an Associate Degree in Electronics from SL Community College.

He worked many years as a ceramic tile technician, for Utah liquor stores and Wasatch Electronics. He wrote several books about the Wasatch and Uintah mountain ranges, extolling many of the natural and manmade wonders especially the numerous trails he hiked as an avid outdoorsman. During the winter he loved to cross country ski.

Jack is survived by his father, Herb Wright, Salt Lake City; sister, Pat Roberts, Salt Lake City; brother, Richard (Judy) Wright, Lewistown, MT. Preceded in death by mother, Rosemary; sister, Delight.

Jack was much loved and will be deeply missed.

Friends may call Thursday, January 16, 2003, 4:00 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 1861 West 7800 South. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Sierra Club, Utah Chapter, 2120 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84106.