Peggy Oldroyd Wright

wrightpeggy-obit-pic-croppedFebruary 3, 1930 — November 29, 2016

Peggy Oldroyd Wright, 86, passed away on Nov. 29, 2016. She was born Feb. 3, 1930, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Isaac Marvin and Delta Rothlisberger Oldroyd.

Peggy attended Brigham Young University and subsequently graduated from Stevens-Henager College.

While working at Bradford Realty in Salt Lake City, she was introduced by her future mother-in-law to John MacArthur (Mac) Wright. They were married May 4, 1955, in the Salt Lake City Utah LDS Temple.

She worked at Dixie College for many years in the Office of the Registrar, becoming Assistant Registrar, and later worked in concurrent enrollment.

Peggy enjoyed golfing at Bloomington Country Club, where she was a member for over 40 years. She also enjoyed camping, especially at Fish Lake, Utah, and Utah Jazz basketball.

Peggy was active in the community and the LDS Church. She was a wonderful friend, performing many acts of quiet service.  Her greatest joy was her family.

Peggy is survived by her children: Susan (Ron) Burns, Colette (Stan) Jeppsen, Jonathan (Linda) Wright; daughter-in-law, Linda Wright; grandchildren: Chelsea (Alex) Bown, Chase Burns, Amy (Brian) Tanner, Eric (Catherine) Jeppsen, Sean (Jackie) Jeppsen, Kelsey (Garth) Simpson, Rebecca and Lauren Wright, Hilary (Gavin) Coburn, Jesse Enser and Christopher Wright.

We love you and miss you, Mom, but we know that Dad, Kevin and you are together again, laughing and joking and this brings us comfort and peace.

Funeral services

  • A visitation will be prior to services from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Metcalf Mortuary.
  • Funeral services will be Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Metcalf Mortuary, 288 W. St. George Blvd, St. George, Utah.
  • Interment will be in the St. George City Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221.  For condolences, full obituary, and funeral listings please visit our website


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