Wright, David Nixon “Cruiser” – Obituary

David Nixon “Cruiser” Wright, 69, a former Baker City resident, died Feb. 28, 2006.

There was a gathering of family and friends Saturday at Golden’s Funeral Home in Salem.

Dave was born on May 20, 1936, at Oregon City to LeRoy and Helena Wright. His parents spent most of their adult lives in Baker City. LeRoy was an Extension agent and Helena was a Baker teacher. Dave was a 1954 Baker High School graduate.

He spent his career in banking and the automobile industries. He was an avid golfer and spent many enjoyable hours with his family and friends on the course. He owned two automobile dealerships in Salem and he considered his employees to be his friends.

Dave touched the lives of many people in Salem and the surrounding communities, especially his immediate family, who loved him very much.

Survivors include his son, Kip Wright of Mulino; his son, Todd Wright, and his wife, Tracy, and their two children, Taylor and alexandra; his daughter, JoDee Keller, and her husband, Paul; stepson, Victor, and his wife, Linda Black, and their daughter, Hope, of Scottsdale, Ariz.; his brother, Nick, and his wife, Jenny, and their two children, Brad and J.D. Wright, of Portland.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, March 10, 2006
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by AccessGenealogy.com. Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

Search Military Records - Fold3

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Pin It on Pinterest

Scroll to Top