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April 10, 1932 - July 24, 2020
Elinor Danzberger Wright, went to her heavenly home on July 24, 2020. Born in Wunsiedel, Germany on April 10,1932. In 1955 she was set up on a blind date and met the love of her life. Married in 1956 she then moved to the United States of America and started a family. There was nothing Elinor couldn’t do. From cooking, painting, stained glass, designing, being a campaign manager and advocate for her chosen party. She will always be remembered by her smile, dedication and hard work ethics as well as adopting young VMI rats to call their house a home.
Preceded in death are her husband of 58 years Thomas Parker Wright, her mother and father, her sister and her son Nicholas JC Wright, Sr. Surviving are her children Tom D. Wright (Jennifer), daughter Heidi W. Sheltman (Kevin), daughter Billie Metzler. Grandchildren Ian Wright, Nicholas JC Wright, Jr and Jenny Metzler. Numerous nieces and nephews. A private burial will take place in late July. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The C.O.W. Program in Tom and Elinor Wright’s name at The VMI Foundation PO Box 932 Lexington, Virginia 24450 Attn. COW Program.