Eugene Mark Siegel |

Eugene Mark Siegel

Aspen Times staff report

Former Aspenite Eugene Mark Siegel died Feb. 20 from internal bleeding caused by a chronic ulcer condition. He was 50 years old.

Siegel was born Nov. 26, 1948. He was a native of Miami Beach, Fla., graduated Miami Beach High School in 1956, and attended the University of Miami. He became a builder of various projects in Miami and Aspen, where he lived for the past 20 years before moving back to Miami two years ago.

He loved to ski, golf and fish. He enjoyed life to the fullest and will be missed dearly by all who loved him.

His father, Nathan, a prominent builder, preceded him in death. He is survived by his mother, Jeanette; brother Alan and his wife, Donna; niece and nephew Jessica and Michael; aunt and uncle Blanche and Melvin; cousins Susan, Michael and Alexis, Gary and Judy, Karen and Greg, and Bruce; devoted friends B.J. and Rich; special loving friend Sarah Mayes; and his beloved Dalmatian, Spot.

Services and interment were held in Miami.

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