Born in San Francisco, CA on Jan. 20, 1871. Geckler studied at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute. While working as a frame maker, he painted in his leisure. A lifelong resident of his native city, he died on March 9, 1953. His rare landscapes are of Marin and Sonoma counties. Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1897.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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