DAVID WYCOTT WRIGHT, Q. C.
Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 in Victoria, B. C. Born June 10, 1936 in Toronto.
Predeceased by parents, Kenneth Wycott Wright, Q. C. and Charlotte Pearl Wright (Fleming). Beloved husband to Jean (Hall) of 51 years. Loving father to Shelley (Brian), David, Catherine (Chris) and adored grandpa to Megan, Matthew, Faeron and Fiona. Survived by brother Douglas Wright (Audrey), Nanaimo. Fondly remembered by extended Wright and Hall families. Early education Vancouver and Ottawa. Graduated Carleton University B.Sc, 1958 (Geology), LLB Osgoode Hall Law School 1961, called to Ontario Bar 1963, articled and worked for Holden Murdoch Law firm in Toronto, Canadian Legal Counsel to Cadbury Schweppes in 1986 till retirement to Nanaimo in 1992. Passionate about peace and social justice issues, founding President of Lawyers for Social Responsibility, United Church Peace Network. Chair of Plan Nanaimo & Advisory Committee, Chair of Hammond Bay Neighbourhood Assoc, instrumental in acquiring Neck Point Park, Green Party candidate Fed & Prov with strong belief in sustainability. Moved to Victoria in 2007.
Memorial service at First Metropolitan U. C. Balmoral/Quadra on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 2:00 p.m. Live video streaming of the service will be available at 5:00 p.m. EST., 2:00 p.m. PST. Donations in David's memory may be made to Victoria Hospice, First Metropolitan U. C. (new roof) or peace, justice, conservancy organization of your choice.
Celebration of Life for David at Newtonbrook U. C., Toronto March 23 at 2 p.m., interment, Lakeview Cemetery, Madoc, Ontario.
Friday February 1, 2013
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