RIP: Former US Surgeon General C. Everett Koop has passed away

http://twitter.com/#!/NathanWurtzel/status/306159014310461440

Dr. Koop, who served under President Reagan, was 96.

Wow, RIP. RT @ethanklapper: C. Everett Koop, anti-smoking surgeon general who spoke frankly on AIDS, dies in NH at 96. -@ap

— Matt Ford (@HemlockMartinis) February 25, 2013

RIP C. Everett Koop. On behalf of bow ties, beards, and non-smokers, thanks for your service. static.thedartmouth.com/2008/02/28/pho…

— Joe Colucci (@wonkinakilt) February 25, 2013

oh no.. how sad @breakingnews @ap C. Everett Koop, anti-smoking surgeon general who spoke frankly on AIDS, died in New Hampshire at age 96

— Becky Parker (@SportingBecky) February 25, 2013

Rest In Peace C. Everett Koop, a truly exceptional Surgeon General who skillfully distinguished politics from his duties as a public servant

— Shawn Pasternak (@ShawnCP92) February 25, 2013

c. everett koop was one of my personal heroes. i and the others he influenced and helped will greatly miss him. rest in peace, mr koop.

— joshua conti (@analoguepilot) February 25, 2013

Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop has died. He was 96. I remember meeting him several times when he came to our studio.

— Dave Crist (@W5BWS) February 25, 2013

RIP Deep respect for SGKoop RT @ap: BREAKING: C. Everett Koop, anti-smoking surgeon general who spoke frankly on AIDS, dies in NH at 96 -RJJ

— Caroline Blessing (@vampirecari) February 25, 2013

RIP Former Surgeon General Dr. C. Everett Koop, Pioneering Pediatric Surgeon Dies at 96 ht.ly/1SN99H – 1st SG I remember

— Kari B Hertel (@karibowieHertel) February 25, 2013

Sad news 🙁 RT @nathanwurtzel: RIP C. Everett Koop. He was 96.

— Dan Isett (@DanIsett) February 25, 2013

C.Everett Koop has passed away.Met him on a few occasions over the years. What a kind, gracious soul.He really cared.RIP.#koop

— Pat Gribbin (@Zoomjockey2) February 25, 2013

RIP and thanks for your service, C. Everett Koop. Sometimes controversial, sometimes soothingly avuncular, always an American original

— John Harwood (@JohnJHarwood) February 25, 2013

R.I.P.

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