Wright, Linda Ellen was born on March 4, 1943 in Elmira, New York, United States. Daughter of Marcus Alton and Helen Marie (Eaton) Wright.
Diploma, Arnot-Ogden Memorial Hospital, 1964. Bachelor of science in nursing, Alfred University, 1987. Master of Science, Syracuse University, 1990.
Staff medical-surgical nurse, Arnot-Ogden Memorial Hospital, Elmira, 1964-1967;
charge nurse, Arnot-Ogden Memorial Hospital, Elmira, 1967-1972;
charge nurse Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Arnot-Ogden Memorial Hospital, Elmira, 1972-1976;
assistant obstetrics-gynecology coordinator, Arnot-Ogden Memorial Hospital, Elmira, 1976-1978;
assistant instructor School Nursing, Arnot-Ogden Memorial Hospital, Elmira, 1978-1987;
instructor, Arnot-Ogden Memorial Hospital, Elmira, since 1987. Exchange nurse Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, University Hospital, Cleveland,1971. Visiting nurse Medical College Virginia, Richmond.
Supporter, volunteer Children's Miracle Network. Member Association Women's Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses, New York StateNurses Association, Oncology Nursing Society (consultant), American Cancer Society (education committee), National Organization for Women, American Association of University Women, Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Parks and Conservation Association, Wilderness Society, Nature Conservancy, Center for Marine Conservation, World Wildlife Fund, Sigma Theta Tau.