Obit: Glyn Wright

Obit: Glyn Wright

February 7th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Henry Glyn Wright, of Signal Mountain, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2013.He was born on Sept. 28, 1930 in Yorkshire, England, to the late Henry Oliver and Florence Emily Wright. Educated in England, Glyn was a chartered chemist and associate of the Royal Society of Chemistry.In 1962, he immigrated with his family to Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, to work as a research chemist for Polymer Corp. While there, he was active in the Polymer Glee Club, where his favorite role was King Arthur in Camelot.In 1975, he was transferred to the Chattanooga plant which was later purchased by BASF. He retired as plant superintendent in 1992. He was an avid golfer and a former member of the Signal Mountain Golf and Country Club.He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Patricia Lynas; and children, Dr. Christine (Wm. Shelley) Parker, of Chattanooga, retired Lt. Col. Michael (Holly) Wright, of Hudson, Fla., Susan Martin and David Wright, both of Signal Mountain. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren, Danielle and Jessica Wright, Bill and Jennifer Parker, Phoebe and Chloe Wright, Michael, Kevin, and Sarah Martin, and Kieran and Valerie Wright; and two nieces and four nephews. Also by sisters, Lyn Wadlow and Doreen Robinson of the United Kingdom; and brother-in-law Arthur (Maureen) Lynas, of Sarnia, Canada.The family will receive friends for visitation today, Feb. 7, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 5401 Highway 153, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinsons Research or the Alzheimers Association.Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaNorthChapel.com.Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.