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Jeffrey A. Wright, 47, San Franscisco, CA

Jeffrey A. Wright, 47, of San Francisco, CA, formerly of Vandalia, IL, passed away on August 10, 2022.

Jeff Wright

Jeff Wright

A “Celebration of Life” will be held from 1-5 pm at the Thelma Keller Convention Center, Room D, Effingham, IL 62401 on Friday, October 7, 2022, his heavenly birthday. The funeral and interment will be private. He will be laid to rest in Fairlawn Cemetery in Vandalia, IL, beside his mother. The family ask for bright flowers to be sent to his “Celebration of Life” to celebrate his zest for life. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Online condolences can be expressed at

Jeffrey Allen Wright was born October 7, 1974 in Frankfurt, Germany, the son of Hershel D. and Christine (Kienle) Wright. He never married. Jeff graduated from Vandalia Community High School in 1992 and Valparaiso University in 1996. He was employed as an Expert Portfolio Manager with Pacific Gas and Electric in the San Francisco area.

Jeff belonged to the PIKE fraternity in college and maintained those friendships until his passing. He enjoyed an active social life and working out at the gym. He was a good friend and listener and had compassion for anyone from every walk of life.

Jeff was preceded in death by his mother, Christine K. Wright.

Jeff is survived by his father, Hershel Wright of Vandalia, IL and his sister, Michele Wright Grabowski of Corpus Christi, TX.