Bright, Hugh Samuel Alfred

Bright, Hugh Samuel Alfred

May 12th, 2020

Of London, Ontario, formerly of Kitchener, passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, in his 90th year. He is now reunited with his loving wife Kathy (2017). Loving father to Terri (Ian) Turriff, Lynn (Mark) Geisler, Kelly Slade, David (Kristi) Bright, and Casey (Ira) Fawcett. Proud grandfather to the late Christopher, Rachel, Jennifer, Lindsay, Marley; and great-grandfather to Amy, Lily Rose, and Daniel. Beloved brother of Shirley (late Eddy) Sharratt and Tom (Sally) Bright. Born to parents, Clifford and Effie Bright, in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. He grew up in Galt, Ontario and attended Galt Collegiate Institute. Hugh led a long, fulfilling life. He had many professions and adventures:  Naval Aviator in the Royal Canadian Navy; a restaurateur; Supervisor of Technical Services at the Iron Ore Company of Canada, Labrador City; an Electrical Technician at Uniroyal Goodrich, Kitchener; and Mr. Craftsman for Sears Canada, Kitchener. He was an avid woodworker in his retirement years, who made many beautiful pieces for his family and friends. Gifted with the art of conversation, Hugh made friends wherever he went and always had amazing stories to share. A private interment has taken place at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Ontario. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Hugh are asked to consider the Alzheimer Society of Canada or SickKids Foundation.

“Gone from our sight but forever in our hearts.”

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Randy SladeHugh was for many years, my father in law. I grew up with him as a mentor and a friend. We had many things in common and loved fishing together or just having a tea and a conversation. He meant a lot to me. I unfortunately divorced Kelly in 2006 and I lost that connection to him. It’s a large whole in my life as he was someone I respected very much and he was always a great man to lean on for sage advice. I am sorry he is gone but happy he is in peace. Miss you Dad and always will carry a piece of you in my life. You carry on in all of us and will always do so. Catch that big laker for me and smoke that pipe. Love you very much. Randy
Sylvia and Murray KochHuge and Kathy have been our friends for many years. I worked with Kathy at TD Bank, and met Huge he was such a kind man. Loved his stories and just talking with him about anything was so enjoyable. We have a few of his beautiful wood work. We would often see him at Sears , he was always so friendly and glad to see us. I know him and Kathy are sitting having a good talk and enjoying being back together. We extend our sympathy’s to the family. Murray and Sylvia Koch
Jennifer YarishSending love and light to the family and friends who mourn the loss of this fascinating and multi-talented man. He seemed to live life to the fullest and make the most of any occasion. Hugs and love to Kelly, Jennifer, Dan, Lilyrose, Rachel, Graeme and the rest of thr family. The Lord has welcomed back one of his angels who will continue to love and protect you.
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