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Publication: Globe and Mail, The
Issue: 14 February 2008, page R14
Title: Dorothy Wright (Death Notice)
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Nov. 19, 1910 - Feb. 7, 2008
Dorothy Wright, (nee Collard) died peacefully at the Toronto Grace Hospital with her daughter Nancy at her side. She was the loving wife of the late Sydney Henry Arthur Wright (RCAF 1942). Dorothy will be missed by her children, Bruce (Daisy Oliver) and Nancy (Frank Purvis) and by her grandchildren David Purvis and Nicole Purvis (Cameron Nixon), Arielle and Corinne Wright and by her great granddaughter Laurel Anne Nixon. Dorothy was the dear sister of Fred Collard and the late Isabel Townsend, Norman Collard, Winnifred Gilson and Charles Collard. The family would like to thank staff and friends at the Meighen Retirement Residence for their kindness over the past two years and the caring nurses and doctors at the Palliative Care unit of The Toronto Grace Hospital. If desired, donations may be made in Dorothy's memory to The Salvation Army. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Dorothy's life will be held in the spring.