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David Lee Wright

Aspen, CO Colorado

David Lee Wright was born in Milwaukee to parents Alma Smith Wright and Charles W. Wright on Aug. 2, 1922. He died June 6, 2010.He graduated from Milwaukee Country Day School and attended Dartmouth College. He was the goalie with the Dartmouth College hockey team and continued to play hockey throughout his life. He especially loved playing hockey with the “old mens group” in Aspen. David retired from the Badger Meter Co. in the mid-’60s. He moved to Vail and became the assistant ski patrol director there.In 1972, he moved to Aspen and built one of the first houses in Starwood with his wife Sam (Mary L.). He became the ski patrol director at Aspen Highlands and retired in 1979.He is survived by his beloved wife Sam (Mary L.) of Boulder; daughters Heather Wright McGarey (F. Jerome) and Loren Wright Laureti, both of Louisville, Colo.,; sons Christopher N. Wright (Meg Young) of Fox Point, Wis. and David L. Wright (Susan Fracklton) of Henderson, Nev.;, and daughter Wendee W. Hendrikson of Boynton Beach, Fla. He is further survived by nine grandchildren and four great-granddaughters.A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at St. John’s Episcopal Chapel, 1419 Pine St., in Boulder, Colo.Contributions in his name can be made to the Humane Society of Boulder Valley, 2323 55th St., Boulder, CO 80301 or the Aspen Animal Shelter, 101 Animal Shelter Road, Aspen, CO 81611.Please join the family in celebrating David’s life following the service at The Boulderado, Spruce Room, 2115 13th St., Boulder.M. P. Murphy & Associates funeral directors is handling the arrangements.


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