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1985 Michael 2022

Michael Tsegaye

October 20, 1985 — January 3, 2022

Michael Mulugeta Tsegaye also known as Mike, Mick, and Mickey died on January 3, 2022. Mickey was born and lived in Hyattsville, MD.  He is survived by his mother, father, sisters and many family and friends. He loved and was loved by many.

Deeply kind and generous, Mickey always sought to connect with and help others. Community meant a lot to him. Here in Hyattsville and in Harar, Ethiopia, his second home. Mickey had the biggest heart. He just simply cared about people.

Mickey was a maker whose creativity knew no limits.  He had endless ideas.  He was inspired by nature and fascinated by sustainable building design.  Mickey loved to work with his hands. He cooked, gardened, painted and made sculptures. You could find him listening to music and dancing. He was a true artist and freely shared his love of art and music.

He worked in the service industry for many years, both in the US and in Ethiopia. He was hardworking and dependable. Mickey felt accomplished by a hard day's work.

Mickey’s smile lit up a room. He was charismatic and fun loving, even when times were hard.  He was full of life and is gone too soon. He is loved and missed by many.

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