The last speaker at the memorial service Wednesday for former UNC President William Friday was his longtime assistant Virginia Taylor, who told the audience in Memorial Hall on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus that the torch of Bill Friday’s life’s work was now in their hands.
Former Governor Jim Hunt echoed that sentiment in his remarks at the ceremony and in an interview the day before with News and Views, a radio show produced by NC Policy Watch.
Hunt said what Friday would want us to do now “is step into his shoes and to walk forward and to have big, bold ideas” for North Carolina.
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