C. Everett Koop


First scorned, then hailed by left With his long silver beard and white uniform, former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop became one of the most recognizable figures of the Reagan era and one of the most unexpectedly enduring. His nomination in 1981 met a wall of opposition from women's groups...

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Fair winds and following seas sailor.

Thank you for your service to this nation.

I send condolences to the family......brothers and sisters

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.

I always liked the man. He had a good views and reminded me alot of my father. Gentle spoken man.

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...

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.

What a loss to the world. May 2Co.1:2-4 bring comfort to this family during this time of sorrow.Barb(NO)

My condolences to the family. Psalm 68:20