Published 9:55 am Saturday, June 11, 2011

Laura Rogers Pyle and Daniel Thomas Wright were married on Saturday, April 30, 2011, in Staunton. The Rev. Jim Steen of Chicago officiated.


The bride is the daughter of Nancy and Gerald Pyle of Staunton and formerly of Franklin.

The groom is the son of Deborah and Carl Wright of Crystal Lake, Ill.

The bride wore a floor-length gown made by her mother of ivory lace over satin with a pleated sash. She carried a bouquet of red lilies and yellow spray roses and wore roses in her hair.

The matron of honor was Lynn Stables of Staunton, cousin of the bride.

The best man was Brian Endless of Chicago.

Shari Stout of Falls Church, cousin of the bride, played the flute for the ceremony.

Rebecca Johnson of New York City and Dan Meliza of Chicago provided special readings.

A reception was given by the bride’s parents at the American Hotel in Staunton.

The new Mrs. Wright has a bachelor of arts degree from Swarthmore College, a master’s degree in fine arts from Mary Baldwin College and a law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She is a lawyer in Chicago.

Her husband has bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Illinois and is a senior systems administrator.

The couple resides in Chicago.