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CARL KARCHER ENTERPRISES' PRESIDENT DIES

 CARL KARCHER ENTERPRISES' PRESIDENT DIES
 ANAHEIM, Calif. /PRNewswire/ -- Donald F. Karcher, 64, president and


chief operating officer of Carl Karcher Enterprises Inc. (NASDAQ: CARL), died today of complications related to lung cancer.
 Carl N. Karcher, chairman and chief executive officer, has assumed his brother's management responsibilities until a successor is named.
 Mr. Karcher, an Ohio native, joined Carl's Jr. Founder Carl N. Karcher in business in 1954 when the company consisted of five hot dog stands and one drive-in family restaurant. He managed the first Carl's Jr. Restaurant when it opened in Anaheim in 1956.
 As the company grew, Mr. Karcher advanced to vice president of operations in 1968, senior vice president in 1976 and executive vice president in 1978 before being named president and chief operating officer in 1980.
 In addition to his work as an executive, Mr. Karcher served on the boards of numerous Southern California philanthropic organizations and universities.
 He became president of the California Restaurant Association in 1991. In 1990, he was elected to the board of trustees of the National Restaurant Association's Educational Foundation and also served on the NRA board of directors and NRA political action committee. Karcher was recognized with a Silver Circle Award from the Foodservice Association of Marketing Executives in 1980.
 Mr. Karcher is survived by his wife of almost 45 years, Dorothy (Dolly), one son, three daughters and 11 grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are pending.
 Carl Karcher Enterprises Inc. operates Carl's Jr. Restaurants, a regional quick-service chain known for its varied menu and healthful, premium quality products. Founded in 1941, the company, its franchisees and licensees operate 632 restaurants in California, Nevada, Oregon, Arizona, China, Japan, Malaysia and Mexico.
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 /CONTACT: Loren Pannier of Carl Karcher Enterprises, 714-778-7109; or Roger Pondel or Susan Klein of Pondel, Parsons & Wilkinson, 310-207-9300, for Carl Karcher Enterprises/
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