ANAHEIM CALIF. CKE Restaurants system. —Foodservice pioneer Carl N. Karcher is being remembered as the burly, genial, gravel-voiced entrepreneur and community benefactor who parlayed a single hot dog pushcart into the 3,000-plus-branch Karcher, considered one of the last of the fast-food industry’s founding fathers and one of the few whose own name came to symbolize a far-flung restaurant empire, died Jan. 11, six days short of his 91st birthday, at the St. Jude Medical ...

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