In Memory of Robert Wright, Director Emeritus

It is with fond remembrance that Greenwich House marks the passing of Director Emeritus and former Board Member, Robert F. Wright, 92, who passed away, Friday, May 18, 2018 at his home.  

Bob was a dedicated member of the Greenwich House Board of Directors for 24 years, from 1991-2015, where he also served as Treasurer and Chair of the Audit Committee. He was named a Director Emeritus in 2015. 

Bob was greatly respected by his peers, touched many lives, and will be missed by all who knew him. His legacy is marked by a commitment to Greenwich Village and his passion for Greenwich House’s ability to affect positive change for individuals in the neighborhood. 

Born October 28, 1925 in Lansing, MI, he was the son of the late C. Floyd and Margaret [Gibbs] Wright. He was a graduate of Michigan State University and obtained an MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business

He served with distinction in World War II in the Battle of the Bulge receiving two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star. 

He had a successful career as a partner with a large accounting firm and upon retirement from such firm, started his own consulting company. In addition to serving on the Greenwich House Board of Directors, he was also on the boards of New York University and The Town Hall Foundation. 

Donations in honor of Robert Wright can be made here.

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