Dr. Pitcher graduated from the School of Optometry at the University of Waterloo in 1992 with honours. He fulfilled his four years of undergraduate requirements at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah where he was on the Dean’s Honour Roll each year.
He qualified as a member of the National Optometric Honours Society, Beta Sigma Kappa 1989-1992, while going to school. He received his Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agent Certification from North Eastern State School of Optometry in Tahlequah, Oklahoma in 1993. He has been privileged to work as on optometrist in ophthalmological settings such as the Gimbel Eye Centre and the Jans Eye Center.
In 1999 he was able to practice in “our own town of Okotoks” by purchasing what was then called “Okotoks Optometry Centre” on Elizabeth Street. The practice grew and moved in 2004 to its present location and the name was changed to “Okotoks Eyecare”.
He enjoys the many aspects of optometry, from the medical management of eye disease to the provision of specialty contact lenses for diseases such as keratoconus, to the management of post sergical patients. His wife, and four children have been members of the Okotoks community since 1995 and have enjoyed extensive involvment in church, Scouting, community sports and other comunity events through the years.