My Super Duper Billy Booper (always my nickname for him). Our family refers to him as the Pied Piper! For 32 years I got to ride on this magical mystery tour of Billy’s journey. He had taken many family and friends to places only dreams are made of. How I miss that wonderful boy &… Continue reading Letter from Bill’s Mom Roxy
Who Bill became to me My first best and longest friend The one who with me loved and cherished our hours swimming at the Lake House The 20ft tree- forts we built that only I would climb, while Bill made a fire in the bottom. The go cart we created that went out of control… Continue reading Letter from Bill’s sister Krista
Bill, Bret, Miguel and I were tight in high school, then I headed east to WSU to begin my transition into a right wing wacko, and Bill ended up at Evergreen, which tends to lead a person down the opposite path. That’s my rationalization for why we grew apart over the years, but I think… Continue reading Letter from Dan Covey
Billy, I have spent the last three days since you left us laughing (and crying) but mostly my cheeks hurt from smiling, thinking of you, Billy. You have taught us all so much. You left with no regrets. You told everybody that you loved them. You let everybody know what you were thinking. You are… Continue reading Letter from Sierra
I’m sure The Noses wouldn’t mind my putting their song, RLM, on this site. When I heard it for the first time since his passing I could swear Bill was speaking through them. Laughter far outweighed the cries. And all the way down to the nearly haunting saxophone solo at the end. Make sure to… Continue reading RLM by The Noses
Here’s a pic of Bill in another typical pose. This one playing his Sax at the 1999 Alaskan Folk Fest in Juneau, AK. Bill and Peabody’s Monster lugged their electric gear on stage for their 15-minute set and rocked the roof off the otherwise folk-infused centennial hall.
http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011604/let_letter1.shtml Tribute to Bill Kozlowski Letter to the editor I’m sure most in Juneau have probably heard by now that Bill Kozlowski passed away on Tuesday. He was the influential force for Contra Public and the survivors of his band Peabody’s Monster are very distraught. Musicians all over this town have come together for support.… Continue reading Bud’s Letter to the Editor
This pic was taken from the stage during "story time" at Bill’s life celebration.