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WRIGHT, John S. DR. JOHN S. WRIGHT John S. Wright passed away July 17, 2014 at Ga. War Memorial Nursing Home in Augusta, Ga. at the age of 94. He was born and raised in a very small town in North Dakota. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Dakota. After serving four years as an administrative officer in WWII he then earned his MBA from the University of Southern California and his Ph.D. from Ohio State University. He has taught Marketing and Advertising for over four decades at American Universities. His teaching history includes Northwestern University, Montana State University, San Diego University and the last 21 years at GSU. Significant highlights of his career includes five editions of the college textbook "Advertising" and other academic books. After retiring from GSU in 1990 he devoted his efforts to non-profit organizations. He has served on the boards of Diabetic Association, Life Enrichment, and Ga. Radio Reading Service. The work was discontinued because of visual problems. He wished to remain active and he fell back to his original occupation-teaching. He has offered classes at various Senior Universities with in Dekalb Ct. for over 20 years. He is survived by his wife Jackie and two children, John of Orlando, Fla and Anne of Atlanta, and three grandchildren. Private funeral arrangements have been made.


Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on July 21, 2014
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