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Monday, June 19, 2006

Bill High

My very good friend Bill High died in a traffic accident on Friday.

Bill was a guy who did not own a computer, and never carried a cell-phone. He never used email for personal correspondence; a note-card was far more to his liking. Bill had a sharp, wacky, intellectual sense of humor. He didn't believe that information packaged in bite-sized feeds for easy digesting was of much value - if we saw a movie together, I'd be likely to find sixty xeroxed pages of scholarly articles about the director in the mail a week later.

Bill devoted his professional life to the welfare of children, first as a child protection social worker, and later as a social worked in the Durham public schools.

I can't believe he's gone.

Comments on "Bill High"

 

Blogger kevin said ... (July 12, 2006 at 11:51 AM) : 

Bill High was a very good person. He helped me out a lot and I will really miss him. My name is Kevin Osborne.

 

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