CHIANG MAI, Thailand (BP) -- "I'll retire when the devil retires." Gary Harthcock faithfully lived out his famous words on four continents and in multiple avenues of service.
Friends recalled Harthcock's watchword upon his death Jan. 5 at age 97 of an abdominal aortic aneurysm.
"That quote was taped to his desk, and he told me he read it every day. He has truly lived that out," Kathryn Monroe said. "Retirement was not in his vocabulary." She and her husband Philip were friends of Harthcock. Read More