2: The Early Wright's Grandpa Cecil & Grandma Thelma (Hall) pt: 1965 (L) Kentucky Cecil was a minister. Thelma passed away from cancer not too long after this photo was taken. | Grandpa Cecil later married. Popov & Kathryn pt: 1983 (R) Kentucky | My Notes The thing I remember most is that Grandma could cook up a storm in the kitchen. Her southern breakfasts still linger in my memories. I do not remember much about Grandpa, we never visited often enough. I remember he was a minister but only by reputation.
3: My Father Larry Dean Wright Born 3-24-1943 Hi Hat, Kentucky pt: 1954 (L) | My Notes The stories of my father are mostly of his stubborness as a child. By all accounts my father was very self-confident as a boy. He loved to fish, hunt, and enjoyed sports.
4: Air Force Tops & Blues Rome, New York pt: 1977 (TR/TC) | Vietnam Service: Angora, Turkey US AirForce pt: 1970 (BL) | My Father
5: Two Loves | Golf | Elvis | "Swinging for show and putting for dough!" Bristol, Tennessee pt: 1993 (BL/BR) | "I did it My Way" Bristol, Tennessee pt: 2000 (TL) 2006 (TR)
6: The Glaser's Grandpa Kenneth & Grandma Louise (Hendericks) pt: 1983 (TC) 1999 (TL/BR) St. Petersburg, Florida Kenneth was a factory worker and Louise was crafter. Grandpa later passed away not too long after this photo was taken (R). | My Notes What I remember most is that Grandpa was a firm man and Grandma was a very patient woman. He loved to play golf in any form and she loved her crafts whether it be pottery or knitting or the like. The both had a profound affect on my life and I am thankful to them for that.
7: My Mother Miriam Elizabeth Glaser Born 9-18-1941 Batavia, New York pt: 1946 | My Notes My mother was a survivor, although early on in life she would best be described as niave and innocent. My mother would also be described as determined and therefore in spite of her innocence she faced life head on. My mother taught me to survive, she is my hero!
8: My Mother | Batavia, New York pt: 1942 | Grandpa Kenneth and Miriam (TL), The Glaser House (BL), Miriam at 11 mos. (C), Miriam at 9 mos. (TR), Grandma Louise and Miriam (BR)
9: The Early Years | Graduation 1959 | 1948 | 1956 | You Go Mom!
10: My Mother | Airmen Glaser US AirForce pt: 1960 | SMSGT Ross US AirForce pt: 1986 | My Notes I was unaquainted with my mother during her military service. By the time she had me she had been Honorably discharged from the military. She later re-enlisted into the USAF after I had left home. She attained the highest rank the military had to offer an enlisted woman and while working and serving she was also able to obtain her Bachelor's degree. My mother never quit in spite of all the difficulties she faced.
11: My Hero | My Notes My mother always made sure we had a home, whether it be with family, the church, or a small apartment; she always took care of us. She now lives in Tennessee | Rome, New York pt: 1986 | Mother excited to celebrate my 20th birthday! Rome, New York pt: 1982 | Norwalk, Iowa pt: 2006
12: The Wright Family | pt: 1968 Turkey
13: The Other Wright Family | My Notes Although my parents were married on April 15, 1960 their marriage was soon full of strife and difficulties. They were later divorced in 1977. This was the last picture taken of all the siblings together! | pt: 1978 Rome, New York
14: The Wright Kids | Omaha, Nebraska pt: 1970 | Christmas in Texas pt: 1971 | Trying to stay cool in Turkey. Pictured with us is Gulay, our nanny and maid. pt: 1967
15: David, Darryl, Brian and Deidra :US | Bryan, Texas pt: 1973 | Bryan, Texas pt: 1972 | My Notes My fondest memories of my childhood was of Christmas. Although we traveled quite a bit and saw many places and many things; it was hard to forge friendships and focus on school.
16: The Wright Kids | pt: 1962 | pt: 1966 | pt: 1966 | pt: 1965
17: David Dwayne Wright :ME | pt: 1973 | pt: 1971 | pt: 1975 | pt: 1979
18: The Wright Kids
19: Darryl Dean Wright a.k.a. "Deano" | pt: 1979
20: The Wright Kids
21: Brian Keith Wright a.k.a. "BK"
22: The Wright Kids
23: Deidra Darlene Wright a.k.a. "Dee Dee"
24: David's Family
26: Deano's Family
27: BK's Family
28: Dee Dee's Family
30: Our Father
31: Our Mother