‘President & Executive Director of the Multicultural Motion Picture Association’
Beverly Hills, CA – November 2017, the (MMPA) Multicultural Motion Picture Association’s President & Executive Director, Jarvee Hutcherson succumbs after hard fought battle with pancreatic/liver cancer on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at the home of his sister, Janet Hutcherson.
Born Jarvee Elton Hutcherson to his parents, James Hutcherson and Catherine Hutcherson, who both preceded him in death, Jarvee was a joy to all who knew him. His brothers, Barry Hutcherson, James Hutcherson, Jr. and Jerome Hutcherson also preceded him in death. Jarvee leaves to cherish his memory his sisters, Joyce Hutcherson Richardson and Janet Hutcherson and his two brothers Jacque Hutcherson and Juan Hutcherson.
Jarvee Hutcherson was a Producer/Director and iconic pioneer in diversity, known for his Annual Diversity Awards where he recognized and honored celebrities such as Actress, Diahann Carroll, Grammy Award Winning Recording Artist, Dionne Warwick, Burt Bacharach, Actor/Activist, Louis Gossett, Jr., Actress, Rita Moreno and entertainer, Bob Hope, to name a few. He was also well-known for his Annual Night Before the Oscars Pre-Oscar Party, Emmy Celebrations, Toy Drives and his Annual Diamond Rose, Lady in Red Awards Gala. Mr. Hutcherson began his career in beauty and scholarship pageants, where he was touted for encouraging and inspiring many young women from all over the state of California throughout the years. He helped to launch careers in modeling, acting and other areas in the entertainment arena with the scholarship pageants, which later provided him entrée into the Miss California USA pageant system. Jarvee was the National President of ASYM, American Society of Young Musicians, and President of Dreammation EFX Studios.
Jarvee will be remembered at a private funeral with his immediate family, relatives and close friends with a public viewing being held on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 2:00PM at Liberty Hall Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, with internment in the Court of Remembrance Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills immediately following the services.
For press inquiries for the Multicultural Motion Picture Association visit www.mmpa.org and for the Hutcherson family, please contact: Gail Gibson, GPR (Gibson Public Relations) at (323) 799-6266 or Email: [email protected]