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Mitchell Tam Wright

August 22, 1973 — June 18, 2016

Mitchell Tam Wright

Mitchell Tam Wright: 1973 - 2016. Our beloved fun loving son, brother, uncle and friend age 42, passed away on June 18, 2016 due to injuries from an automobile accident that occurred in Cedar City, Utah.  He was born on August 2nd, 1973 in St. George Utah to Wenn Carter Jorgensen and Orval Wright.

 Mitch attended school in Hurricane and graduated from Hurricane High School in 1991.  He loved playing high school football and was a proud member of the HHS Tiger football team.  In high school Mitch had a bright yellow 1968 Camaro that he was very proud of.  Mitch had a great interest in electronics and alternate energy sources including solar power.  He was usually researching and planning on the best way to add solar power to his house and the houses of his family.   Mitch was well known for his great sense of humor and caring heart.  He was always willing and ready to help those in need.  He loved people and being together with friends and family.  Mitch always had a sweet loving smile for those he came in contact with.  He had a giant heart and loved people and making them feel special.  He loved animals and it was evident from the many cats he had in his life.  He always had a tender spot In his heart for everyone.  Mitch loved playing Dungeons and Dragons with his friends and he loved reading and expanding his mind.  One of his most recent things he loved to do was making people feel special on their birthdays.  He would send out cards and gift cards to them to let them know they were not forgotten on their birthday.  Mitch had a way of making you feel loved and he will be missed by all.  

Mitch was preceded in death by his father, Orval Wright.  He is survived by his mother, Wenn Carter Jorgensen (Jerry), sister, DeAnn Wright Deniker, brother, Russ Wright (Heather), brother, Matthew Darrell Folkersen, half-sister Diane Meikle, and half-brothers Philip Wright (Fenella) and David Wright.

 A time of remembrance is planned for Saturday June 25th, 2016 at 10:00 AM at the LDS church located at 274 S, 100 W in Hurricane.  Interment will follow at the Hurricane City Cemetery located at 255 E, 600 N.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Iron County Care and Share.  Donations to the Care and Share can be made online at


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Funeral Service

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Starts at 10:00am

Hurricane 100 West LDS Chapel

Hurricane, UT

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