Monday, February 25, 2013

RIP: C. Everett Koop

The New York Times reports: that C. Everett Koop, who raised the profile of the surgeon general by riveting America's attention on the then-emerging disease known as AIDS and by railing against smoking, has died in New Hampshire at age 96.

We could have used more like him in the early days -- and he was an evangelical Christian.

Read HERE.


Upton King said...

C. Everett did so much during his tenure. He reset the bar for all to follow in his shoes. R.I.P. - Uptonking from Wonderland Burlesque7

Kevin T. said...

Sadly, most people will recognize him most from his commercial endorsing LifeAlert. Not that that isn't important...

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