Remembering Our Fearless Founder Mr. Patrick Gottsch

Patrick Gottsch, the Founder and President of Rural Media Group, passed away over the weekend at the age of 70. He was a champion of Rural America, devoting more than half his life to empowering farmers and ranchers, giving them a voice at the table. We are grateful for his leadership and innovation. Join us as we mourn his passing and celebrate his many accomplishments.

Email messages of condolence and tribute to: videos@rfdtv.com

The Gottsch family has asked that, in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Patrick’s honor be made to the National FFA Foundation.

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