I am heartbroken to hear tonight that Erik Gutshall, recent Arlington County Board member, has passed away. A champion for Arlington, we will miss him terribly.
— Don Beyer (@DonBeyerVA) April 17, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
My heart goes out to the Gutshall family tonight. Erik was a great guy, and you were so kind to share his time and talents with all of us. We are a better community because of Erik’s work. He will be missed. I will miss him. https://t.co/QkkwdtC7lw
— Gillian Burgess (@BikeGillian) April 17, 2020
We’re sad to report tonight that former Arlington County Board member Erik Gutshall has died https://t.co/haFjLccmuB
— Arlington Now (@ARLnowDOTcom) April 17, 2020
Arlington and Virginia lost a great leader today. Erik was a friend and a strong voice in the region. I’m heartbroken. Please keep the Gutshall family in your prayers. He made our larger NoVA community a better place, thank you Erik for your public service and Rest In Peace. https://t.co/GTESkn6Dum
— Jeff McKay (@JeffreyCMcKay) April 17, 2020