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Marion Stiebel Siciliano dies at 86; painter, philanthropist
Marion Stiebel Siciliano dies at 86; painter, philanthropist

Marion Stiebel Siciliano, an abstract painter and philanthropist who was active in environmental causes and inner-city development, died July 17 at her Beverly Hills home. She was 86. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Marion Stiebel Siciliano: An earlier version of this article misspelled Marion Stiebel Siciliano's maiden name as Steibel. -------------------- The cause was complications of a stroke, said her son John. Siciliano was a self-taught artist who began painting in 1969. In a major show at Cal State L.A.'s Luckman Fine Arts Complex in 1997, she displayed what Times art critic William Wilson described as a "hard-edge abstract style" that bore the influences...

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