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Saturday November 24, 2012

WRIGHT, John Elmer (Jack)
12 Jan.1929 - 20 Nov. 2012
At his home in San Diego, CA, with his wife, Bette, at his side. Born in Leamington, Ontario, Jack attended Windsor's W. C. Kennedy Collegiate and Queen's University (Mechanical Engineering, 1951). Combining a love of engineering, an entrepreneurial drive, and an unusual capacity for hard work, Jack founded Applied Thermal Products which became Temprite Industries (Orangeville and Mississauga). His interests included tennis, skiing, sailing, and, for many years, he maintained a hobby farm in Palgrave. But his great passion was golf and in 1975, he served as President of the Weston Golf & Country Club. Jack will be missed by his five children from his first marriage-John, Edward, Mary (Nick), Donald (Joanne), and Martha (Peter)- and by his seven grandchildren, Meagan, Sarah, David, Anne, Turner, Harriet, and Frances. He will also be missed by Bette's children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Shortly before he died, Mary read to him from Psalm 23: 'Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.'

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