August 28, 1970 - January 18, 2020
Thomas Glen Wright - We are deeply saddened to announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Tom Wright on January 18, 2020. He is survived by his wife Natalie (Laing), his children Lauren, Rebecca and Matthew and his step-children Victoria and Zachary. He will be deeply missed by parents Donald and Sandra Wright, his brother John (Kris), sister Wendy (Lennart), as well as his many nieces and nephews.
Tom was born in CFB Cold Lake, Alberta and moved to Guelph when he was seven years old. He attended both Royal Roads Military College on Vancouver Island and the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering. After his schooling, he returned to Guelph and had careers in IT, software development and most recently in solar technology.
Tom was a joyful competitor who loved to play games with his family. He enjoyed fishing, playing volleyball and was an active participant in his church community. He was known for his love of jokes, his positive outlook on life and his enthusiastic embrace of new experiences.
Family and friends will be received at Gilbert MacIntyre and Son, Hart Chapel, 1099 Gordon St, Guelph, On, Thursday January 23, 2020 from 2 p.m until 4 p.m and then again from 7 p.m - 9 p.m. A service to celebrate Tom's life will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 190 Markham Road, Guelph, On on Friday January 24, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and would be greatly appreciated.