Wednesday, 26 July 2017

David Michael Wright

David Wright. Courtesy photo.

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – David Michael Wright died peacefully at home surrounded by his family at the age of 69. Mike was the son of Bernie and Virginia Wright. He was born and raised in Lakeport and graduated from Clear Lake High School, class of 1966.

He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam conflict and was honorably discharged in 1974.

Mike returned to Lakeport to raise his family and open his business, Lake County Dental Studio. He also supported his community by serving as a fire commissioner for the Lakeport Fire Department.

Mike had a life well lived. He was a man of strong character. He showed kindness and respect to everyone and he deeply loved his family and friends. Mike was loved by everyone who knew him.

Mike is survived by his wife of 47 years, Karen Wright; daughter, Stacey (Kevin) Wright-Coffey; son, Mark (Joanna) Wright; and three grandchildren, Dylan, Brendan and Jenna.

Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside memorial service at Hartley Cemetery on July 22 at 11 a.m. Services will be officiated by Jim Goetz.

In lieu of flowers, in his memory, friends can donate to the following: Lakeport Fire District or Lakeport Volunteer Firefighter’s Association at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to 445 N. Main Street, Lakeport, CA 95453; or National Stroke Association at, 9707 East Lane, Suite B, Centennial, CO 80112

Arrangements by Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, 707-263-0357 or 707-994-5611, or visit

26 Jul 2017;
07:30AM - 05:30PM
Preschool Summer Program
26 Jul 2017;
06:00PM - 08:00PM
Rock of Faith Church Bible study
27 Jul 2017;
07:30AM - 05:30PM
Preschool Summer Program
27 Jul 2017;
06:00PM -
Clearlake City Council
28 Jul 2017;
07:30AM - 05:30PM
Preschool Summer Program
28 Jul 2017;
10:00AM - 02:00PM
American Red Cross Volunteer Recruitment Fair
29 Jul 2017;
08:00AM - 10:00AM
Learn to Row -Clear Lake Scullers
29 Jul 2017;
08:00AM - 12:00PM
Land Trust guided walk
29 Jul 2017;
10:00AM - 04:00PM
Path to Citizenship Day
30 Jul 2017;
10:00AM - 01:00PM
Rock of Faith Church
July 2017
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