Charlie Trotter memorial draws Chicago chefs, hundreds of loved ones, friends

November 11, 2013 (CHICAGO)

Trotter, 54, died November 5. Paramedics found him unresponsive inside of his home.

"Mr. Trotter died of a cerebrovascular accident (a stroke) as a consequence of hypertensive arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease (high blood pressure).

Dr. Cina also said that neither drugs nor alcohol contributed to his death. Recent travel did not contribute to Trotter's death, however there was evidence of a prior stroke.

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