Mourning the Loss of a Long-Time Resident Advocate

Jean (seen above) "knighting" Jim Aspegren as she formally installs him in 1998 as the new Board Chair of CAHSA (now Aging Services of California).

It is with a tremendous sense of loss that Aging Services of California reports the death of Jean Bilderback Wright, a former member of the association’s board and a long-time resident advocate. Born on Oct. 16, 1923, Jean died on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, at the Sequoias, San Francisco, where she and her husband, Bill, had lived for 28 years.She was surrounded by her husband and her children — John, Deborah and Rusty, along with Rusty’s wife, Meg. Memorial donations can be made to the NCPHS Foundation/Tomorrow Fund, 1525 Post St., San Francisco, CA 94115. A tribute to the life of Jean Wright is planned for the March issue of agenda.


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