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Gail Charles Potter


1922 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Gail Charles Potter Obituary
September 26, 1922 - April 24, 2016 Gail C. Potter, age 93, passed away at his home in Tarzana, California on April 24th, 2016 surrounded by his family and loved ones. A longtime community leader in the San Fernando Valley for over 60 years. Including President of the Encino Chamber of Commerce. His dedication to community and local politics was never ending. He founded D & G Escrow Corp. over 60 years ago, and worked up until a few weeks prior to his death. He is survived by his wife Lori of over 50 years and his 3 children, Jim Potter, Jana Potter and Penni Potter Perez. He had 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. His family was the love of his life.. He loved to travel the world with his friends and family. Originally from Coffeeville Kansas, at 20 he gave up his law studies and volunteered to enlist in the U.S. Army. He was a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division. He earned a Bronze Star, and was invited to be part of the 1944 parade in New York City. A memorial Service will be held on Friday May 20, 2016, at St. Mel's Church, 20870 Ventura Blvd., in Woodland Hills at 5:00 pm. A memorial reception will follow from 6-8pm.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from May 10 to May 11, 2016
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