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Larry & Sue Wright

Host: Dr. James Dobson

August 29, 2022

Larry Wright was a hard-charging radio announcer who made it to the top of his profession. However, he was a failure at home. On today’s edition of Family Talk, Larry confessed that he was not attentive to his wife, Sue. After she trusted Christ as her Savior, Larry’s heart was melted by her unconditional love. He eventually stopped trying to find purpose in his bank account and at the bottom of a bottle, and invited Jesus into his heart.

Meet the Guest


Larry & Sue Wright

Larry Wright was a popular radio “disc jockey” in the 1960s, serving Phoenix and a wide area of Arizona under the name “Lucky Lawrence.” After receiving Jesus Christ as his personal Savior, Larry began leading Bible studies at Bethany Bible Church. In June of 1979, Larry and his wife, Sue, founded the ministry Abundant Life, which focused on unchurched businessmen. The ministry evolved to help couples work to improve their marriages. Larry and his wife expanded their outreach by speaking on the topic of God's plan for marriage across the country. In addition, they worked with Pro Athletes Outreach, helping athletes work to keep their families together. Larry passed away in 2001.

Sue Wright served alongside her husband and led Bible Studies and encouraged women in their faith for over 35 years. She was also a talented artist and loved to draw and paint with oils. In addition, Sue had a passion for horses and competed in many rodeos as a barrel racer. She was a rodeo princess and participated in many parades with her horses. Sue and Larry were married 46 years before his passing in 2001. She joined her husband in Heaven when she went home to be with the Lord in 2019. They are survived by their three daughters, nine grandchildren, and 25 great-grandchildren.

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