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.


uptonking 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...