JOHNSON – Gayl Wright, 78, died Nov. 24, 2010, at the Stanton County Hospital in Johnson.
He was born Nov. 29, 1931, to Glenn A. and Nellie (Vincent) Wright in Stanton County.
He married Mary Lou Bullock in 1950 in Raton, N.M. She survives.
He a farmer and cattleman and a graduate of Manter High School. For five years he was involved in an Interventional Research Gene Transfer study at Arizona Heart Institute to help other people find a cure.
He was a member of the Manter Methodist Church, a past school board member and a Kansas Bankers Award winner.
He enjoyed spending time with his dog, Shadow.
Other survivors include one son, Phillip Wright, Johnson; one daughter, Olinda Harbaugh, Derby; one brother, Cecil Wright, Greeley, Colo.; three sisters, Lillian Woolery, Johnson, Fern Kistler, Johnson, Betty Payne, Odessa, Texas; five grandchildren; six great- grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Curtis G. Wright, and two brothers, Ivan Wright and Paul Wright.
o Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at Garnand Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Carl Kissell presiding.
Burial will follow at the Stanton County Cemetery in Johnson.
Memorials are suggested to Hunter Health Clinic, Diabetes Care Center or donor’s choice in care of Garnand Funeral Home, P.O. Box 715, Johnson, KS 67855.