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Roy Rush Wright

Roy Rush Wright, M.D., born June 24, 1934, in Opp Al passed away on December 22, 2023, in Denver, Colorado, where he resided since 1968.

Dr. Wright is preceded in death by his father, Claude G. Wright; mother, Myrtle P. Wright; brothers, Thomas L. Wright and Claude S Wright and wife Barbara H. Wright, sisters, Mabel Gibson of Opp; Myrtle Floyd of Niceville Fl, children, Alice Morrow of Tulsa, OK; Sandra Hurton of London, England; Roy Wright Jr., of Denver CO; Carolyn Smith of Littleton, CO; and 6 grandchildren.

Dr. Wright’s education was extensive: Washington University School of Medicine neurology resident; Vanderbilt University of Medicine neurology internship; Vanderbilt University School of Medicine graduate; Vanderbilt University pathology fellow, BS in Physics and Microbiology, summa cum laude; Opp High School salutatorian.

In the early 1970’s, Dr. Wright went into neurology private practice with privileges at Swedish Medical Center, Porter Hospital and Craig Hospital.

In 2001, at the request of his patients, Dr. Wright entered his “final phase” of private practice serving his longtime patients and the Medicare community while continuing cutting edge neurology until his final retirement at age 82.

Memorials can be made in his name to Vanderbilt School of Medicine, Department of Neurology or First Baptist Church in Opp, 110 E. Hart Ave. Opp Al 36467

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