CLAWSON - Douglas Boyd Wright passed away April 1, 2009 at his home in Clawson, a few blocks from where he was born June 20, 1934. He was 74 years old.
Doug was a BYU graduate.
He taught school for many years at San Rafael Junior High in Ferron and, for a time, was managing editor for the Emery County Progress.
He loved spending time at the Manti LDS Temple, talking about family history and writing.
Survived by brother, Lynn (Jean), St. George; sisters, Mavis Whittle, Kearns; and Joan (Jeremy) Borrett, Millville; children: Kent (Juanita), Price; Darla Lamb, Eden; Lance (Evelyn), Ferron; Nathan (Peggy), Sandy; Eric, Garden Grove, Calif.; Jana (Glenn) McGettigan, West Valley City; Andrew (Dee), Salt Lake City; William (Bonnie), West Jordan; Spencer (Anne), Draper; Joshua, West Jordan; and 23 grandchildren. Preceded in death by wife, Carolyn Knudsen; brothers Ray, Keith and Lyle; sisters, Ramona and Margie; and parents, Andrew and Bessie.
Funeral services Saturday, April 4, Blue Hills LDS Ward Chapel, Ferron. Interment, Ferron City Cemetery. Services were in the care of Fausett Mortuary.
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