Gotcher, Gary L. July 22, 1950 - November 26, 2011 Gary, 61, died with his domestic partner by his side in Los Angeles, California. He is survived by his loving domestic partner of 8 years, S. Jorge Morales; parents, Chester and Betty Jean Gotcher; brother, Christopher Gotcher; and his dog, JJ. He was preceded in death by his brother, David Gotcher. A caring and compassionate man, Gary was a spiritually well-centered person and helpful to others. Passionate for luxury dining and fine wines, he contributed many years to the restaurant industry. His soul was as full of dreams as his heart was full of love for his partner. He will be missed by many people. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, December 18th, 2011, at 5:00 p.m. at the Metropolitan Community Church, 4953 Franklin Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90027.
Published in Los Angeles Times on Dec. 15, 2011.