Obit – Phyllis Wright

St. Joseph
Phyllis Wright, 80, who joined the St. Joseph News-Press at age 17, died of Alzheimer’s disease on March 13, 2008.
Mrs. Wright took time off from 1947 to 1962 to raise her three children, then rejoined the newspaper as editor of the society page. She remained there until 1993. For years she wrote the Brevities column filled with chicken dinner news, family visits, vacations and hospital patients.

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