Lyle Wright


WRIGHT, E. Lyle…

Unexpectedly, with family by his side, Lyle Wright passed away in his 91st year on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at University Hospital in London. Beloved husband of Margaret for over 69 years. Loving father of Paul (Ann Marie), Jim (Pat), Allan, Dave (Denise), Larry (Susie) and Charlene Manax (Mark). Fondly remembered by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Marilyn Chaulk (Ron), Dr. Cecil Wright (Mary Ann) and Marlene Mifsud (Frank). Predeceased by his parents Leslie and Jean. Also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Lyle was proud of his 36 year career with Ontario Hydro. He was Chief Operator in the Control Room in Windsor. His final position was as Superintendent at the Head Office in London overseeing all Operators in Ontario. His career led him to work in several cities which included Windsor, Sarnia, Woodstock and London. His greatest love was his family. He enjoyed many trips with them and in retirement with Marg they extensively explored all continents except South America. Lyle also had a green thumb and enjoyed being out "playing in the garden" and helping his daughter design her gardens.

Cremation has taken place. Family and friends are welcomed for visiting on Friday, December 3, 2021 from 12:30-1:30pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. A memorial service will follow in the funeral home chapel at 2:00pm. Please call the funeral home between 9:00am-5:00pm (519-433-5184) to reserve your spot for the visitation and/or service. As per the directive of the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, a limited number of people can attend. All those attending are required to wear masks and follow COVID-19 protocols. At the family's request those who are attending the visitation and service are required to be double vaccinated. Proof of vaccination and photo identification will be required. Inurnment in Woodland Cemetery, London. In Lyle's memory donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 1200-2300 Yonge Street, Box 2414, Toronto, ON M4P 1E4, the London Regional Cancer Program, c/o London Health Sciences Foundation, 747 Baseline Road East, London, ON N6C 2R6 or a favourite charity of your choosing. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at