Mitchell Dralle, of Atascadero, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2019.

He was born in Fresno on Sept. 8, 1954, and his family moved to Shell Beach when Mitchell was 12.

He is survived by his Life Partner of 20 years, Terrie Rombold-Smith, a brother, Mark of Portland, two sons, Narayana of Corona, wife Kailey, Nathan of Arroyo Grande, wife Hailey, and three granddaughters, Frankie, Lavender and Maxine. He also was grandpa Mitch to his partner’s grandsons Wylie and Waylon of Coarsegold.

He died at home surrounded by candles and music per his request when cancer treatment became worse than trying to fight it.

He was cynical, funny, obstinate and loving. He will be greatly missed. He was 65.