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Carl Bourgeois remembered as a man of community and character

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Carl Bourgeois
Carl Bourgeois

Friends and family are remembering Carl Bourgeois as a visionary, someone committed to community and just a nice guy. Bourgeois died July 17 at age 71 of heart disease. He worked to revitalize historic neighborhoods in Denver and Colorado Springs, ones that were especially significant to people of color. Chandra Thomas Whitfield spoke with former Denver mayor Wellington Webb about Bourgeois' life, and legacy. She also spoke with Bourgeois' long-time business partner, Sheila King.