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Steven James Wright of Lake Villa Steven James Wright passed away Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. He was born in Oak Park on Sept. 27, 1950, the son of the late James William and Marylin Marion Wright. Steven served for 34 years on the Chicago Board of Education and celebrated his retirement with many friends and family in June 2012. He was also an enthusiastic fisherman. He is survived by his wife, Laura Ann; son, James William; parents-in-law, William Charles and Barbara Lee Valentine; siblings, James William (Kathryn) Wright, Robert Wold (Eileen) Wright, David Charles (Carlota) Valentine, Deborah Lynn (Paul) Shea and Daniel Charles (Cristina) Valentine; nieces and nephews, Cody, Michelle, Gary, James, Barbara, Justin, Jennifer, Laura and Daniel; and many great friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and by his sister, Dorothy Phyllis Striblen. A graveside service will take place privately at a future date at the Wright Cemetery/Union Chapel in Vandalia, Mo. Funeral arrangements under the care of Ringa Funeral Home, Lake Villa. For more information, please call 847-356-2146 or visit www.ringafuneralhome.com.


Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Oct. 1, 2012
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