My relationship with Bill Turpin began over thirty years ago. At the time I was working at the University of Cincinnati Hospital. I remember the day I met Bill; it was his first day at work and he was introduced to me.
Most of the time, when you meet someone for the first time, you’re a little apprehensive because you’re curious about the person. You wonder if he or she is a good person, will he or she will be a good co-worker, how much of yourself should you put out there, and could there be the possibility of a friendship.
Almost immediately, I felt that we would be friends, for Bill surely had a gift of making you feel welcome and at ease.
As the years went on, I have gotten to know this amazing man; he was a very kind and caring person with such a big heart and when you combine this with his humor and good nature, he was always fun to be around; joy and laughter surrounded him.
People must mourn and grieve, each in their own way, but his family and friends should