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Lawrence G. Wright

November 17, 1938 — May 23, 2023

Rio Rancho

Lawrence G. Wright, a resident of Albuquerque since 1980, died on Tuesday, May 23, 2023. He is survived by his spouse, Linda Wright of Albuquerque; children David Wright, Douglas Wright, Marcia Rios and husband Cervando Rios, Barbara Rabion and husband Dewey Rabion; 10 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren and by many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Wright was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, and brother.

Lawrence was an educator for his entire career, serving as a Physical Education and adaptive Physical Education Teacher for many years. Most recently serving as a Principal and Vice Principal at San Felipe Pueblo, Zia Pueblo, and on the Navajo Nation at Many Farms and Wide Ruins.

He will be so missed my many. We will carry him in our hearts forever, and cherish the memories we have. 


Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2023; 10:30 a.m., Vista Verde Memorial Park, 4310 Sara Road, Rio Rancho.

Celebration of Life to follow, location to be determined at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. To donate, please go to

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Thursday, June 1, 2023

10:30 - 11:00 am (Mountain time)

Vista Verde Memorial Chapel

4310 Sara Rd, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

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