The Eric Von DeGus Plaque (Aspen Mountain)

This plaque is attached to a tree trunk near the Silver Bell run on Aspen Mountain.  It states:  "ERIC VON DeGUS MEMORIAL JUMP 1983."

A photo of it is below.

Does anyone know who Eric was and why this was put up here?

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Sanctuaries in the Snow
The Shrines of Aspen/Snowmass
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