I knew your dad at Auburn University. He was advisor of our chapter of ODK honor society. He was a wonderful person and I remember him always smiling in the background while we students did our thing, but always there to manage and advise when we had to get down to business. He had a great sense of humor and was patient and attentive an encouraging. He was really good at his job and seemed to love the students and Auburn University, and we all loved Dean Ragan.
Mac, please accept my condolence on the passing of your Dad. I remember your Dad, your Mom, and of course you from the time you all spent in Auburn.
After reading your Dad's obituary in the O-A news I only can say he must have been one fine man. Steve Sforzini (AHS class of 1978)
I knew Drew when he was a cheerleader at West High School. He was enthusiastic and knew how to boost our spirits (especially at some of our very exciting basketball games when we would shout "All the way for Doc", our beloved principal.) I only wish I had know him through all of his adult years. We moved away from Nashville in 1957 when I finished my nursing education at Baptist and Belmont and lost touch with so many wonderful people. Some of us have renewed old friendships over the years. The old phrase "Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver and the other gold." Happy memories to each of you who knew Drew. Jimmie (Kennedy) Butts
Drew had a lasting impact on my life. While at Allegheny he ran several sensitivity training groups. What I learned in them has been important ever since. Thank you, Drew.
Richard and I always parked ourselves next to Tom for years at The Stirrup. Tom's dry,and at times,caustic wit, was always entertaining, but it masked a kind and gentle soul. We had endless conversations about a myriad of topics, he was that rare soul who had the curiosity and breadth of experience that made his company stimulating. Sublime voyages Tom, you will never be forgotten. Much love, J&R.
Thanks very much for your nice notes about my father T. Drew Ragan (nickname "Tom"). I would love to thank you in person and you can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org. It would mean so much to me.
"Tom" was a beloved, sweet and gentle soul. He will be dearly missed.