Howard S. Wright (’68, M.S. ’70)

Howard S. Wright, of Hot Springs, Ark., passed away on April 18, 2020. He was born to the late Stephen and Ruth Wright on Oct. 31, 1933, in St. Louis, Mo. He graduated from Rice University with a degree in engineering and held an MBA from the University of Houston. While at Rice, he was a proud member of the Owls basketball team. He served in the U.S. Navy before beginning his career in the oil and gas business. He is survived by his wife, Judy; his sons, Steve Wright (Kathy), Andy Wright (Stefanie) and Jerry Wright (Elaine); and four grandchildren. Also surviving are his brothers, David Wright and Skip Cochran (Jan); sisters, Jessie Wright (Walter DeLaney), and Stephanie Russell (Dave). There will be a graveside service at DeAnn Cemetery in Prescott, Ark., at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Arkansas, Rice University or a charity of your choice. The online obituary, guestbook and memorial tribute are available at Howard S. Wright

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