In Remembrance: Richard M. Segel ’62E, ’65MEng Died on October 10 2019

Richard M. Segel, age 78, died on Thursday, October 10, 2019, at his home in Louisville, Colorado.

Richard was born November 15, 1940, in New York City to Herman and Marjorie (Zipser) Segel. He graduated from Yale University in 1962, and later attained his master’s in mechanical engineering (Yale ’65) and then his MBA (University of Chicago ’76).

Richard’s professional career included work as an engineer and an executive in several manufacturing firms, including serving as CEO of Pamarco Technologies and Dunmore Corporation. His love for aviation and all things powered by combustion engines began when he was a young boy. His gentle spirit, strong intellect, and wonderful sense of humor were welcome characteristics to so many loved ones.

Richard could make friends anywhere. He loved his wife Bette dearly and was at her side with heart and love for 59 years of marriage. He was predeceased by his son Richard, who passed away in 1988. He is survived by Bette, his brother Peter, his two children Eleanor and David, and five grandchildren. 

—Submitted by the family.

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