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October 14, 2014
Fair winds and following seas sailor.

Thank you for your service to this nation.
September 02, 2013

I send condolences to the family......brothers and sisters
May 15, 2013
Family and friends of Mr. Koop I send my sincere condolences. I hope that you can find comfort in coping with your great loss of Mr. Koop. Rest assured that you can also find comfort in our Heavenly Father who is the God of all comfort.- Isaiah 61:2.
April 05, 2013
I always liked the man. He had a good views and reminded me alot of my father. Gentle spoken man.
March 30, 2013
Our family has greatly appreciated Dr. Koop's quiet caring for each patient. My mother called him from South Carolina on behalf of a dying baby whose Bible College student parents had no money. Dr Koop agreed by phone to do his best, so Mother raised the air fare. Dr. Koop provided the surgery gratis and saved that little boy's life. Mother had taken me to him years earlier after I almost died and we knew by experience of his compassion. Now, I hope my husband who also died Feb. 25th can meet this wise, loving man.
March 25, 2013
Thank you for your outstanding service to your country. You were the best force to emerge from the Reagan Administration, a great surprise to all, and you earned the respect of so many with your reason and sensibility. I will always greatly admire you for your wisdom, your courage and your devotion to the advancement of public health over political expediency. Many can still learn from your works.
March 06, 2013
What a loss to the world. May 2Co.1:2-4 bring comfort to this family during this time of sorrow.Barb(NO)
March 05, 2013
My condolences to the family. Psalm 68:20
March 05, 2013
To the Family my condolences to your loss he was a wonderful man First by training my Father then by operating on me in 1962.
He will be truly missed
March 05, 2013
Thank You, For Your Service To Our Great Land. Rest In Peace, Kind Sir. See You On The Other Side Some Beautiful Day.
March 03, 2013
Dear Koop Family hello there my name is Faith tobin and I'm sorry for your'e loss.he'll surely be missed.luv,Faith/rory.
March 03, 2013
The world is better because of Dr. C. Everett Koop. As a republican, he had the courage to address unpopular and controversial social issues on a timely and effective manner. Little known, is what he also did to advance initiatives funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to prevent the use of spit tobacco. Thank you.

To my role model -- your spirit will always be remembered, and now, sorely missed. My sympathy to your family for their loss.

I treasure having talked one-on-one with my Surgeon General, Dr. C. Everett Koop. There has been no one who could equal or replace you in this governmental position. Thank you, sir.

Denise S. LeBloch
St. Charles Illinois
March 03, 2013
My spouse and I always considered Mr. Koop to be a very wise man.
March 02, 2013
Thank you for your service to our country and your faithfulness to God. Prayers for your family.
March 02, 2013

May your fond memories bring a smile to your face. Turn to God to bring you comfort in your distress. He is near to all those calling upon him and their cry's for help he hears.
Psalms 145: 18,19
March 01, 2013
Rest Easy. Thank you for your service and dedication within this country. May god be please d with you. May god bless your family
February 28, 2013
Thanks for your service.
February 28, 2013
Rest well
February 28, 2013
What a wonderful man, he kept on caring about his country. GOD bless him, and prayers to his loved ones.
February 28, 2013
Bless you for your courage to fight AIDS in public. God bless you
February 28, 2013
To the Koop family including my dear friend, Cora Hogue Koop: May the God of all comfort be with you at this time. I have enjoyed reading about C.Everett Koop, a real man of God. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
February 28, 2013
Thanks Everett for all you did to help AMERICA. RIP
February 28, 2013
A truly great man lived to be 96; God bless one & all who cherish his memory; we could have very easily used 96 Dr. Koop's (literally), but we take what we can get.
February 28, 2013
I had the pleasure of having lunch with Dr. Koop many years ago. Not only did he have my admiration for his great work as a physician and our U.S. Surgeon General, he also had my admiration for who he was as a person. I enjoyed meeting him and spending time that day, and also remember his quick wit and how he made me laugh. My sorrows to his family on their loss.
February 28, 2013
WE ARE SENDING OUR LOVE,PRAYERS,&CONDOLENCES TO THE KOOP FAMILY,FRIENDS,&ALL WHO KNEW DR. KOOP.
February 28, 2013
February 28, 2013
Dr.Koop became a family friend through CMDA, and many years ago Dad and "Chick" travelled together to lay groundwork for future medical missions. They were great Christian brothers here on earth and now I like to think of how this friendship continues in the City of God.
May God bless and comfort your family.
February 28, 2013
Peace.
February 28, 2013
I always admired Dr. Koop. Now he belongs to the ages past, present, future. Christians believe in the resurrection of the body and life everlasting; those of us who never met him on Earth can meet him in Heaven. I truly appreciate Dr. Koop's statement about who he served: “I am the surgeon general of the heterosexuals and the homosexuals, of the young and the old, of the moral or the immoral, the married and the unmarried. I don't have the luxury of deciding which side I want to be on. So I can tell you how to keep yourself alive no matter what you are. That's my job.” I have a son studying to become a physician and I will tell him to keep that quote before him, and to read about the lives of compassionate and skilled physicians and surgeons such as Dr. Koop. "Well Done Good and Faithful Servant".
February 28, 2013
So sorry for the loss of a truly great man. I haven't smoked in years due to his insistance that everyone should stop.I listened to you Dr.Koop, thank you. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and loved ones.
February 28, 2013
Death will be conquered. 1 Corinthians 15:29
February 28, 2013
May our God of comfort Give you peace At this time. My condolences to the family.
February 28, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
February 28, 2013
As a former patient of Dr. Koop, I say "thank you for being one of my surgeons at CHOP!" Rest in peace....everlasting memory.
Prayerfully,
Nancy
February 27, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
February 27, 2013
I VE READ DR.KOOPS BOOK AND ENJOYED IT DO HOPE HIS FAMILY IS CARRYING ON HIS GREAT WORK LOVE A HOUSEWIFE FROM MS HELEN MCCARDLE
February 27, 2013
Dr. Koop did reconstructive surgery on my chest at CHoP in 1979 when I was 16 years of age! Several years later, while he was surgeon general, he took time out of his busy schedule and helped me get a job when I was turned down for bogus medical reasons concerning my chest! Even more importantly, he shared his faith in Jesus Christ with me the first time I ever met him! He truly was a man of his word and a wonderful human being! God Bless You Dr. Koop; my surgeon, my friend, and my brother in Christ! All my prayers to his family!
February 27, 2013
February 27, 2013
god speed he was great.....
February 27, 2013
I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please find peace and comfort in Psalms 65:2.
February 27, 2013
It was Dr. Koop's statement about the severity of nicotine addiction that helped me quit smoking in 1989. Haven't smoked since. I wonder how many others lives he changed for the better and never knew it.
February 27, 2013
When Dr. Koop was nominated to be Surgeon General, the American Public Health Association, my professional home, fought against him. We later gave him the APHA Award for Excellence, which he richly deserved. He acted on the findings of science, eschewed politics, and told the truth as science revealed it. He was one of the best spokespersons for public health that we have ever had.

Susan S. Addiss MPH, MUrS
Former APHA President
February 27, 2013
Dr koop you were a guiding light,for all those who did not know where to turn.rest in peace
February 27, 2013
Dr. Koop was the guest commencement speaker in my High School, Randolph Macon Academy Class of 1984. He was such a good man. "Well done good and faithful servant"! Well done, Sir.
February 27, 2013
HE HELPED ME QUIT CIGARETTES WITH HIS COMMON SENSE PHILOSOPHY & LOGICAL ADVICE. R.I.P DR KOOP
February 27, 2013
Mr. KOOP I FEEL DID A VERY GOOD JOB OF TRYING TO EDUCATE THE WORLD ON HOW TO STAY HEALTHY. TO LIVE TO BE 96. HE KNEW SOMETHING. MAY THE GOD WHO COMFORTS ALL COMFORT YOU IN THIS TIME OF SORROW. MAY HE WAIT FOR THE TIME WHEN JESUS WILL DO AS HE DID WITH LAZARUS WHEN HE SAID TO HIM "WAKE UP" MAY MR. KOOP REST IN PEACE.
February 27, 2013
May you rest in peace. I am truly honored to have met you.
February 27, 2013
Dr. Koop did so much for bringing awareness to the US public about some of the most important issues of our time. Rest in peace, Dr. Koop.
February 27, 2013
God bless you Dr. Koop; Rest in Peace
February 27, 2013
With deepest sympathy to the Koop family during your time of grief...God is for you a refuge and strength, A help that is there to be found during difficult times...May God provide you with peace and comfort to endure the days ahead.
February 27, 2013
Celebrating a life well lived. We will cherish the memories forever.
February 27, 2013
I pray the Lord's peace and comfort is with Dr. Koop's family. I look forward to meeting him in Heaven! Thank you, Dr. Koop, for being willing to take a public stand for what is right--though not always popular.
February 27, 2013
To the Koop family:
My condolences for the loss of C. Everett. May God's Word strengthen you during this difficult time. (Isa. 41:10,13)
February 27, 2013
my you rest in peace,thank you for all you did to save lives .
February 27, 2013
Please know that the God of all comfort is with your family and will help you to endure the temporary loss of your loved one. (Romans 15:5)
February 27, 2013
Thank you so very much
February 26, 2013
This man touched so many lives. The world has lost a wonderful man.
February 26, 2013
He was a great man and a leader and the only Surgeon General we ever really knew. He made a difference. My condolences to his family.
February 26, 2013
I have lost my doctor, my friend, someone like a second father, my hero...I and 2 others in my family owe our lives to him...He came to Harrisburg, he called me in Columbus, Ohio...I last spoke with him when I called him from Tucson to Hanover...my heart is broken and I will forever miss him. America's true hero, Clara and Alta Rodriguez's hero, my hero and my mother's from CHOP. Rest with David and your beloved. I will miss you profoundly, Dr. Koop. I thank you and love you. Philip A. Hower, B.A.; M.Div..a kid from Ephrata.
Philip Hower, Phoenix
February 26, 2013
May our God and Father of peace and all tender mercies grant you a calm heart to endure this sad loss and may He supply a full measure of solace from your fondest memories and times with Mr. Everett.
Baltimore, MD
February 26, 2013
Dear Allen, Jennifer and Heather,

My thoughts and prayers are with you. Girls,your grandfather was a great and honest man and I'll never forget meeting and speaking to him when he visited and spoke at Kearsarge Middle School.Thank you for making that possible.

Dan Kocsis
February 26, 2013
May God bless and hold the family in his arms. Let God lead
You all by the still waters. We will not forget all that he did for us as a nation. Take your rest.
February 26, 2013
You will ALWAYS be rembrred in our heart
February 26, 2013
My condolences to the koop family. In 1959 he performed heart surgery on me,Never got to say thanks.He will always be in my heart and prayers.
thanks Dr.Koop RIP
February 26, 2013
I remember being a student nurse working in a neonatal intensive care nursery, caring for a baby everyone else had given up on. Dr. Koop walked in and everyone breathed a sigh of relief. The baby turned out just fine. Corkey Addcox, Mt. Shasta, Ca.
February 26, 2013
February 26, 2013
A great humanitarian. RIP!
February 26, 2013
An Angel on earth! In 1968 he performed surgery at CHOP on my son (he is now a Cardiac Perfusionist). What a comforting, caring wonderful surgeon whose hands where in God's hands and let it be known. Prayers and comfort to his family.
February 26, 2013
May he rest in peace. He was a kind man; I enjoyed conversations with him during my time at Dartmouth.
February 26, 2013
Condolences the family. Words cannot express the pain in your hearts, but know that God is greater than anything that brings us pain and suffering. He promises that soon he will satisfy all proper desires, especially our desire to see our dear loved ones again. Psalm 145:16
February 26, 2013
Hi Jennifer: I was so sorry to hear about the loss of your grandfather. What an incredible human being. My prayers and thoughts go out to you and your family. You all have a special Angel watching over you now.
Mary Kowalewski
Formerly of The Cambridge Group, Ltd
Connecticut
February 26, 2013
Our prayers are with the family. May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. May God grant you peace.
February 26, 2013
RIP MR. COOP.....THE WORLD IS A BETTER PLACE BECAUSE OF YOU.....ANGELS AMONG US....PRAYERS FOR THE FAMILY.
February 26, 2013
RIP Dr. Koop...your character, integrity, and service to this nation will never be forgotten. Thank you.
May God bring peace and comfort to your family always....
February 26, 2013
May You 'REST IN PEACE ALWAYS"
GOD BLESS YOU!!!!
February 26, 2013
My condolences to your family during this time of grief. your love one will be missed.
February 26, 2013
Dr Koop was a great man.He saved our daughters life as a new born.I met him when he turned 40 yrs of age,he wondered where time went.Rest in peace he will be missed by many.
February 26, 2013
Sad passing, we definitely need more MEN with the doctor's convictions. God bless the family.
February 26, 2013
R.I.P EVERETT KOOP! HE SURE TRIED TO HELP LOTS OF PEOPLE, YOUR NOW AT PEACE WITH YOUR MAKER!
February 26, 2013
GOD HAS TAKEN ANOTHER AMAZING MAN WHO HAS GIVEN SO MUCH TO US ALL !!!!
SO SORRY FOR HIS FAMILY & FRIENDS WHO HAVE LOST HIM, BUT HIS MEMORY WILL LIVE ON IN US ALL. SINCERELY, BAKEL'S TEXAS
February 26, 2013
Condolences to the family for their loss. Dr. Koop was a great man, and our country is better for his courageous endeavors, his faith and his unselfish heart. He will be missed.
February 26, 2013
Blessed is the man who does what is good and right even in the presence of his enemies.
February 26, 2013
great man fixed my son when it was needed will miss him rest in peace you saved many and will be missed badly
February 26, 2013
My condolences to the C.Everett Koop family.May God comfort you during time of grief.

Isaiah 51:12-"I-I myself am the ONE that is comforting you PEOPLE."
February 26, 2013
A GREAT HUMAN HAS LAID DOWN HIS SWORD AND SHIELD IN THE SANDS OF TIME. WHAT YOU ACCOMPLISHED AS SURGEON GENERAL REALLY AWOKE AMERICANS ON HOW TO DEAL WITH AIDS..NOW YOUR WORK IS DONE, REST GENERAL..OTHERS WILL PICK UP THE BANNER AND FIGHT FOR THE CHILDREN
February 26, 2013
I was saddened to hear of Dr. Koop's passing. To acknowledge his making the position of the Attorney Surgeon General more noticed, I remember him all through the years. Seeing him in public service announcements and in the news. He is well regarded and respected. Thank you, Dr. Koop, for your many numerous contributions to America's health. You will be sorely missed. My most sincere condolences to the Koop family. So much can be said for what is the measure of a man. Rest in peace, dear friend.
February 26, 2013
I was very fortunate to have served in the PHS when Dr. Koop was SG. While being a tremendous physician, he was a great SG and a great leader for the PHS. He left a big footprint to follow. My prayers and sympathy to the family.
PHS (ret)
February 26, 2013
My husband was in the military when we were stationed in Germany. Our adopted daughter was born with serious birth defects of her esophagus. He accepted her in his care and she was sent to the Children's Hospital in Philly. She is married now with a daughter of her own. He saved her life and so many others. He was a kind man and will be missed by all who knew him and loved him.
February 26, 2013
A life well-served in the interest of others. May his family find comfort in God's promises, recorded in Psalms.
February 26, 2013
My deepest sympahty to family, Dr. Koop's bravery and intlligence pervailed during the AIDS pandemic and he will go down in history for his kind and christian ways in how he publicly addressed AIDs. Go in Peace.
February 26, 2013
He was a wonderful man to pray for the sick children he helped. We need more people willing to share their faith.
February 26, 2013
Yes, a great man and using the term great appropriately. I am impressed that he could put his religion aside and to the rational and right thing when it came to fighting AIDS by advising condoms etc. We do need more like him across the board today.
February 26, 2013
"Causa latet vis est notissima." Your brothers welcome you to Omega Chapter, Brother Koop, and thank you for your good works.
February 26, 2013
Thank you Dr. Koop for your years of service!
February 26, 2013
RIP GREAT AMERICAN HERO
February 26, 2013
A great man. The world needs more like him. Rest in peace.
February 26, 2013
May his soul rest in peace.I admired Dr. Koop who dared to live as a man of God. I respect the fact that he did not waver from his Christian beliefs, despite criticism. My condolences to his family.May God comfort them.
February 26, 2013
Dr Koop was a gentle giant to all the nurses who had the pleasure of meeting or working with him. I trained at Children's Hospital as a nursing student and saw him in action.
February 26, 2013
Thank you Dr. Koop for caring for me as a premature baby in Philadelphia. I turned out ok thanks to you. Condolences to the family.
February 26, 2013
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
February 26, 2013
Blessings to the family may he rest in peace, thank you Dr. Koop for all of you efforts.
February 26, 2013
February 26, 2013
February 26, 2013
May we all wait patientny for the new world where there will be no more sickness and death
February 26, 2013
Koop is one of my heros, having saved many lives including, possibly, my own, from the effects of cigarette addiction.  I have said for years that the title of my autobiography (yet to be written) would be, J. Everett Koop Saved My Life. His powerful campaign to educate the public about the risks of smoking supported my resolve to end my then 10-year pack-a-day habit, and achieve my ultimate goal, to conceive and raise my children in a smoke-free household. -Lee (cigarette free since 1968)
February 26, 2013
Sweet God has open arms for his loved ones who come home. C.Everett Koop lived a wonderfully full life on earth helping people unselfishly with his time as well as his ministry and will continue this in heaven.
hurting deeply is part of the healing process and will continue, but always remember our loved one's who have gone on will always be with us as long as their memory is treasured by others.

Love in Christ Jesus
The Affeldt Family
February 26, 2013

Sorry for the lost if your loved one. May the God of comfort help you endure this difficult time. 2 Cor 1:3
February 26, 2013
We need more like him.
February 26, 2013
rip
February 26, 2013
I'm so sorry for your family's loss. Please take comfort in knowing God will take away the sting of death (Hosea 13:14).
February 26, 2013
May the eternal light shine upon you....
February 26, 2013
A good doctor, a good leader, a good man. Thank you Dr. Koop, for all the work you did on behalf of people everywhere.
February 26, 2013
TO THE KOOP family: we are soory for your dear loved' one may your grief be short, you have our deepest symathy.
February 26, 2013
THANKS FOR HIS SERVICE AND WISDOM THAT HELPED MANY. REST IN PEACE DR. KOOP.
February 26, 2013
To Dr Koop's family - Deepest
condolences on the loss of your loved one. A good man,
christian, doctor; a dedicated
life to his fellow mankind.
May the Perpetual Light shine upon him. Rest In Peace.

Sincerely,

"GG" Bigrigg
February 26, 2013
February 26, 2013
God took another soul home. I remember him with great respect.
February 26, 2013
God bless and comfort his family.
February 26, 2013
The Koop Family - To have known Dr. Koop was a Blessing. GOD's Speed
February 26, 2013
He was on the medical team at Children' Hospital of Philadelphia that saved my daughter's life. We will all be forever grateful to him, and to Dr. John Templeton. May he rest in peace after a lifetime of hard work and enormous accomplishments!
February 26, 2013
February 26, 2013
My sincere condolences to the family Mr. Kopp, may you find comfort in Isa. 33:24. My prayers are with you.
February 26, 2013
One of our country's best Doctors who knew the hand of God was at work when he entered the operating room. Welcome home good and faithful servant! RIP Dr. Koop!
February 26, 2013
to the family of the doctor who saved my life in 1955 at the Childrens Hospital in Philadelphia with his outstanding surgical skills, please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of a great man. He will always be "MY doctor"!!! RIP Dr. C. Everett Koop, you will always be looking over us! Please know that there are others suffering your loss!
February 26, 2013
I think at the end of the day if someone says,"He was a good man.", then he indeed won the fight. From all that is known here, Dr. Koop was "a good man". RIP.
February 26, 2013
God bless you and your loved ones ~ Rest in peace.
February 26, 2013
Dr. Koop was an exceptional gentleman and a true public servant! We have been very blessed by his long and productive life.
May his memory and good works endure.
God bless....
February 26, 2013
I always thought about you each time I saw the movie "The Longest Yard." Burt Reynolds starred as a prisoner football player, and the warden yelled "Koop" as Reynolds walked away from the coaches and warden. Reynolds picked up the game ball and gaave it to the warden, but the warden wanted him shot because he tought he was trying to escape. "Koop, Koop, Koop."
February 26, 2013
I will always remember the integrity Dr. C. Everett Koop had despite politics. I pray the his family and friends have comfort because the Bible says that God is near those broken at heart; and those who are crushed in spirit he saves.
February 26, 2013
RIP DR
February 26, 2013
Only God knows the full impact this man of deep faith made on this country. I know there is great rejoicing in Heaven at Dr. Koop's arrival.
February 26, 2013
Life well lived DR. Koop. Thank You.
February 26, 2013
I'm old enough to remember Dr. Koop as the true warrior he was. I this day and age, it's hard to believe there has EVER been an individual connected to Washington, D.C., that ABSOLUTELY had ALL American's health as his sincere motivation. He was a class-act that can not be duplicated.

He was honest, open minded and genuine. Most Americans thought of him (and some of us STILL DO) as our own, personal family doctor. He was the right man, at the right time.

Thank you Dr. Koop for everything you did for us. May you Rest in Peace with a debt of gratitude we could never repay.
February 26, 2013
Dr Koop, perhaps the greatest surgeon yet, inspired me as a young nurse, & now as an older nurse. I'm remembering him in my prayers and at the altar, & his family at this time of loss.
February 26, 2013
Every day when I look in the mirror i thank God for giving me this wonderful man who saved my life. My parents and family can not thank you enough. God bless you. Cheryl Pucci-carroll and family
February 26, 2013
To the family of Dr. Koop, may you be comforted with Psalm 116:15, "Blessed in the sight of the LORD is the death of His saints." Truly he lived his faith. May you comforted by the coming glorious reunion.
February 26, 2013
My family is forever grateful to the Dr Koop for saving our daughters life at Chop. Prayers & compassion at this time for the family .
February 26, 2013
god bless you you did surgey on my daughter when no one else would r.i.p.
February 26, 2013
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
February 26, 2013
I so admired Dr. Koop from his days in DC. Then I had the absolute pleasure of meeting him one day at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. He has made a lasting impression on this New Hampshire girl. My sincere condolences to his family and friends. Here's to a life well lived.
February 26, 2013
A true American who served his country well. We all owe alot to this man and his contributions to the health of the American public. Thank you Dr. Koop. Condolences to your family and friends.
February 26, 2013
Dear Koop family; we were very sorry to read of the temporary passing of Mr Koop. We are never prepared for the passing of our loved ones, and this is because we were not created to die. Our Creator created mankind to live forever. Soon God will return the earth back to a paradise and Mr Koop will be able to live on earth eternally.
February 26, 2013
My deepest smypathy to you all at this sorrowful time. I wish I could have met your beloved Father,Grandfather,GGF,. May you keep your memeories alive by all his contributions he made to our country and State, and to you the Family of such a wonderful man. God Bless you all at this difficult time.
February 26, 2013
To the family of Mr. Koop, he was always consider about the well being of our health, may we all look forward to a time when there will be no sickness death, and mourning.( Revelation 12:3,4)
February 26, 2013
Dr. Koop did the country proud with his service. God bless his family.
February 26, 2013
Mr Koop, what a loss. I am so sorry. I pray that confort and strengh be yours. He will sorly be missed. 11 corinthians 1:3 Sincerely ef of ohio
February 26, 2013
We offer sincere condolences to the family of C. Everett Koop. May the God of comfort give you courage because he cares (1 Pet. 5:7)
February 26, 2013
God Bless you Dr Koop....Rest in Peace in the arms of our lord.....
February 26, 2013
Please accept my condolences as the family meditate on the beneficial programs he was instrumental in putting into place. May you be strengthened and comforted by Jesus' promise at John 6:40.
February 26, 2013
he was THE reason I quit smoking. heaven only knows how many lives he saved with his persuasive intelligence.
RIP.. you earned it.
February 26, 2013
May you find strength and comfort during this troublesome time from our Creator. Philippians 4:13 / 1 Coromthians 1:3
February 26, 2013
Because of this fine gentleman, I quit smoking 2 packs a day and today at age 82 I am alive and still kicking! may he rest in peace
February 26, 2013
Thank You for all the good, you have done, for all. God Bless You,Sweet Soul.
February 26, 2013
A gallant man, a courageous fighter for dignity and ethical treatment of fellow human beings. You have been an inspiration and a beam of light to pave the way for health care practitioners who followed your path. You will be missed. Condolences to the family.
February 26, 2013
He was a gift from God and a great inspiration to all. He knew the true meaning of love!
February 25, 2013
Rest in peace doctor!
February 25, 2013
My condolences to the Family of Dr. Koop. Thank you Sir for all your have done in the medical field. May you rest in peace.
February 25, 2013
To The C. Everett Koop Family - With Sympathy and Prayers. Peace Be With You.
February 25, 2013
What an American hero Dr.C. Everett Koop is!He was a great Doctor and a great person of faith...what a wonderful combination! He cared for all people! I pray my son,who is also a doctor (now doing an Anethesiology residency at Darthmouth-Hitchcock Medical)will be the kind of person of faith and caring that Dr. Koop was!May he rest in peace knowing that he finished the race...well done! He will always be my hero!I referred to his work many times in my 34 yrs. of teaching teenagers in high school classes.
February 25, 2013
god bless all of you.
February 25, 2013
RIP, Dr. Koop! You did a magnificent job.
February 25, 2013
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
February 25, 2013
The world has lost a wonderful human being! Rest in peace Dr. Koop.
February 25, 2013
February 25, 2013
R.i.p Mr Koop
February 25, 2013
The world has lost a wonderful man r.i.p. Mr Koop.
February 25, 2013
rest in peace
February 25, 2013
May God Bless the Koop Family. Dr. Koop was a true legend and may his hard work continue through out the rest of our days
February 25, 2013
Dr. Koop was the first Surgeon General to openly speak about the importance of good nutrition, suggesting that more Americans get less fat and more fiber in their diets. He was a man whose philosophy was well before his time and he should be congratulated on sticking to his guns.
February 25, 2013
The world lost a truly wonderful human being and a great man with Dr. Koop's death. My most heartfelt sympathy to Dr. Koop's family. He is missed!
February 25, 2013
May God comfort you during this time of distress. {1 Peter 5:6-7}
With Deep Sympathy
February 25, 2013
I had the privilege of knowing Dr. Koop and serving under him in the US Public
Health Service. He will always by my ultimate professional hero.
February 25, 2013
February 25, 2013
Requiem æternam dona ei, Domine.
Et lux perpetua luceat ei.
Requiescat in pace. Amen.
February 25, 2013
Dr. Koop was very influential in my decision to start eating a healthier diet during my first pregnancy when I was expecting twins. Since that time I completely changed my focus from working as an RN in a stressful medical job to helping people regain their health by eating a healthier diet and living a less stressful life. Thank you Dr. Koop. Blessings to his family and all those that were touched by his kind and caring soul. --Rene Oswald
February 25, 2013
On behalf of my mother, siblings and myself I send sincere condolences to the entire Koop family. Dr. Koop saved my brother's life at Children's Hospital in Philadelphia in 1961. He will always and forever be our family's hero. This is truly a sad day. What an absolutely wonderful man our nation has lost today.
February 25, 2013
God bless you dear dr Koop , you saved my life at chop on 1976 i was 12 then with childhood cancer . Your a treasure and will be sadly missed . Peace love to your family & friends
February 25, 2013
What a remarkable human being. He had a positive effect on our human existence. My deepest condolences to the family. Please be comforted knowing that God is there for you as a refuge during this sad time. (Psalm 46:1) May you gain strength by the comfort he gives.
February 25, 2013
Remembering your great love story today and always.
February 25, 2013
Deepest sympathy to the family of Dr. Koop. He is our families hero having saved my brother, David Erb, in 1961. David had a rare form of cancer at the time and was just 6 months old when his first surgery was performed by Dr. Koop in Philadelphia. He will always and forever hold a dear place in the hearts of my mother, brother and me.
February 25, 2013
My family is still doing the "Koop Scoop" and now in fond memory of this wonderful caring man. We still say in our family "do the KOOP SCOOP" when we sit down on our sofa! Years ago Doctor Koop's had a national tv message to prevent people from common falls and broken hips. Prevent falls/ accidents by doing the "Koop Scoop" : plant two feet straight ahead, lower your bum to back edge of sofa then sit UP straight. Reverse: legs and feet straight ahead THEN slide off sofa onto legs and feet straight ahead STand Up Tall. (most falls happen when people's feet/legs are not planted straight ahead when they stand up and ankles/knees buckle and they fall:( in loving memory still doing the KOOP SCOOP! leslie in Colorado
February 25, 2013
You are now with our Lord, rest in peace Dr. Koop. My deepest sympathy to you Cora.
February 25, 2013
I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please find peace and comfort in Psalms 65:2.
February 25, 2013
C Everett Koop was my surgeon at CHOP in 1954 thanks to him I am alive today .My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort
February 25, 2013
I have been a Pregnancy Care Center Director for nearly 32 years - and the film series "Whatever Happened to the Human Race" was part of that journey for me. Dr. Koop changed my life through that series... I never met this man - but he changed the course of my life. Blessings - peace. Melinda Gardner
February 25, 2013
Our deepest sympathy to the Family of Dr. Koop.
We had the honor of serving under Dr. Koop when He was the Surgeon General.
Dr. Koop was loved and respected by all for his dedication, contributions to mankind, humor, kindness and so much
more.
We will keep Dr. Koop in our thoughts and prayers. He will be greatly missed.
Fondly,
Mary Lou Resko and Friends
February 25, 2013
I greatly admire Dr. Koop and how he stood up for what he believed in. Being a man of faith, he totally ignored the snickers of others when praying to God. Thank you Dr. Koop. God speed.

Mary
February 25, 2013
Dr. Koop was described by my grandmother as the most kind and caring doctor she had ever met. When my father was a baby, she couldn't control his crying. She rushed him to the hospital and Dr. Koop diagnosed him, his appendix had burst. He preformed emergency surgery on my father. My grandfather had returned from WWII with malaria and was not well either. They didn't have much money and Dr. Koop told them not to worry about not having enough money. If it wasn't for him, I or my son wouldn't be here today.
Rest in peace Doctor. My life is greatly due to you. I will never forget her loving story of you.
February 25, 2013
Thank you for the many contributions you gave to us all. The world needs more individuals like Dr. Koop. With sympathy to his family.
February 25, 2013
Sonia Sotomayor's bio is #1 on the NY Times list; Dr. Koop's unique place in history was assured a long time ago; they both have made their respective marks many times over;
God bless his family & so very many friends and admirers wherever they may be;
now others will walk in his footsteps, fondly recall his infinite # of contributions to his fellow man & continue his legacy of excellence. Take care.
February 25, 2013
Dearest Family of Dr. Koop,
I am writing to let you know that I am extremely grateful to God and Dr. Koop for a life-saving surgery almost 45 years ago. I had my first surgery at two days old, for an intestinal blockage performed by this amazing doctor. Thank you, Dr. Koop!
February 25, 2013
Thank you kind Sir.My pediatrician Edward McGrath was a college friend of Koop.When I was a toddler I had a medical condition that required multiple surgeries on my head.My doctor sent me to Philadelphia Children"s Hospital to consult with Koop on my condition.With the help of my doctor and yours I am the happy mother of 3 children,not bad for a child with zero life expectancy when I saw Koop.I am eternally grateful. Rest Easy
February 25, 2013
May the God of all comfort provides your family with comfort & peace.
February 25, 2013
Rest in Peace
February 25, 2013
Thank you for all the warnings of cigarette smoking.
You saved my life.
Best Regards,
David
February 25, 2013
My deepest sympathies.
February 25, 2013
February 25, 2013
I never met Dr. Koop, but I do remember him during the Reagan/Bush years. I got the impression he was direct but cared tremendously about his patients and people in generally. When aids hit the spotlight, Dr. Koop placed human needs ahead of politics. Something you don't see now days. He will be greatly missed, hopefully some of his medical students learned a few of his leadership traits.
February 25, 2013
My prayers are with his family God bless you all Peace be with you
February 25, 2013
My prayers go out to his family May god bless you all Peace be with you
February 25, 2013
Rip
February 25, 2013
Dear Betsy and family,
Our deepest sympathy and you are in our prayers. Fondest memory of you daddy was sitting acrossed from him at breakfast at St. Simons Elementary when he came to visit. Such a fond memory. Take care. Love, Wiley and Mary Younce and family
February 25, 2013
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February 25, 2013
February 25, 2013
Koop Family,

May the God who gives peace be with all of YOU.
February 25, 2013
My deepest sympathy to C. Everett Koop's family and friends. I loved him. May he always rest in peace.
February 25, 2013
Mr. Koop thought of the wellfare of all of us and he had the foresight to regonize and epedemic for what it was, and endorsed policies to at least control it. He was a great man in my eyes and other politicians should take his lead and model themselves after him. Tom Alexander
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