A celebration of life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday for Cara D. Hutchinson, president of the Arts Council of El Dorado County, who died suddenly in her Rancho Murieta home May 15. She was 53 and had lived in Rancho Murieta for two years. Her parents, Helga Tixel and the late Reinhard Tixel, lived here for many years.
She was born in San Francisco in 1962, was raised in San Carlos and lived in Diamond Springs from 2005 to 2013. She was employed by Franklin Templeton Investments for 26 years, working in Luxembourg, Florida and Northern California and rising from a temporary office worker to a director of the company.
In addition to serving the arts council, she owned a Handy Pro franchise in El Dorado County. She loved to read, travel and practice photography. Read more » about Cara Hutchinson, arts leader, dies at 53