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November 2, 1946 - January 7, 2016 Jonathan Gest, has passed away at the age of 69. He was a West Los Angeles native and UCLA graduate. In 2002 he met his life partner Nancy Eichelberger, and together they enjoyed 14 years of love and friendship. Jon was a dedicated elementary school teacher, special education teacher, assistant principal, Least Restrictive Environment Specialist, and UTLA Chapter Chair. A unique, loving soul, Jon had a wonderful wit, and enjoyed music and travel. He was a committed philanthropist, and supporter of the schools he taught at. He will be greatly missed by family, many friends, and all the students whose lives he made better. Jon is survived by partner Nan, his cousins and their families. Memorial donations may be made in Jon's name to the children's, health, or animal .
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Feb. 6 to Feb. 14, 2016
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