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Franklin Howard Wright

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Franklin Howard Wright, who went by Howard Wright, longtime resident of Home, passed away on Aug. 30.

He was born in Delaware Gap, Penn., on April 27, 1918. He was 95 when he died.

Wright died in Gig Harbor after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

His father was Franklin Broadhead Wright and mother Adelaide Thomas Wright. He moved to Berkeley, Calif. in 1925, and went to UC Berkeley, Calif., and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in engineering.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen Wright, and his second wife, Marie Wright. He is survived by his son, Douglas Wright; daughter, Anne Johnson; son-in-law, Barry Johnson; and daughter Gwen Weed. He has three grandchildren: Elise Snedegar, Jolie Weed and Karen Harcourt. He has two great grandchildren, Nathan and Dean.

His ashes will be laid to rest beside his first wife, Helen Wright, at the Sunset View Cemetery, Berkeley, Calif.

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