James William Wright
Sadly, the family of James William Wright announces his passing at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail on August 29, 2013 at the age of 57 years. Jim was born in Trail on December 29, 1955 to William and Marcelle Wright. He enjoyed fishing, house boating (as anyone who knew him will already know) and camping. He worked at Teck Cominco for 38 years as a crane operator. Jim married Yolanda in 1997 and the couple’s family home is in Castlegar. He is survived by his wife, Yolanda, his mother and father, William and Marcelle, his sister Donna (Alex) Fasthuber, a nephew Alex Jr. and his son Adam, his father-in-law, 1 brother-in-law and 6 sisters-in-law in the Philippines.
Jim was predeceased by his mother-in-law, also in the Philippines.
At Jim’s request, there will be no service.
Thanks to all the Doctors and nurses in Castlegar and Trail for the compassionate care provided to Jim during his illness and also a very special thanks goes out to Jim’s many good friends.
As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made in Jim’s memory to Canadian Cancer Society, http://www.cancer.ca/en/?region=bc, or the BC & Yukon Division, 565 West 10th Avenue Vancouver, BC V5Z 4J4 or BC Children’s Hospital, http://www.bcchildrens.ca/default.htm, or BC Children’s Hospital 4480 Oak Street Vancouver BC V6H 3N1.
Cremation will take place at the direction of Sarah Vass of Castlegar Funeral Chapel.Print Obituary & Condolences