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Don Ehrlich, owner and president of Yachtronics in Fort Lauderdale, died on Aug. 11. He was 58.

According to an obituary in the local South Florida Sun-Sentinel, he died “doing one of the things he loved – hiking in Lake Tahoe, California.”

Mr. Ehrlich built his marine electronics company with his business partners Eric Feenstra and Dave Deacle. 

Don Ehrlich

He is survived by his long-term girlfriend, Cherie Wachter, father Harvey Ehrlich (Susan), uncle Alan Ehrlich (Barbara), sister Lynn Smith (Andre), brother Adam Ehrlich (Cathleen), sister Lori Huberman, and brother Ethan Ehrlich (Carolina). 

A private service will be held this week in Fort Lauderdale. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Free Our Seas or Humane Society of Broward County.

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