Irwin William ‘Bill’ Engel�’60 of Aurora, Colo., died April 17, 2011. He was born in 1937 in Chicago, Ill., and moved to Denver at a young age, where he graduated from South High School in 1955. A member of Theta Tau honor society and Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, Bill graduated with a professional degree in metallurgical engineering. At Mines he played football and golf. He began his professional career with Bethlehem Steel, but soon became interested in the wholesale meat business in Los Angeles. With a remarkable work ethic and an entrepreneurial spirit, he built his own company, DARA Foods, into one of the region’s largest meat distributors. Longtime members of the President’s Council, Bill and his wife, Sharon, showed their dedication to the school by his chairing a successful fundraising campaign, and opening their home several times to host events. In recognition of his service to the school, Bill was named a Mines Medalist in 1994. He was predeceased by his son, Mark. Bill is survived by his wife, Sharon; daughters, Dana and Rachael; and sons, Eric and Brad.
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