Quotes from Script

“My grandfather learned to ‘see’ with his hands, and came to depend upon his sense of 

touch, feelings of vibrations, hearing, and keen memory.”  - Ralph Meyer

 

“Ralph’s courage and unselfishness are an inspiration to all who knew him.

He is a young man who has fought a good fight and won.”  - Reporter, 1918

 

“My grandfather taught mom how to roller-skate, ride a bike, and even read gauges.” 

- Lucy Meyer Kropp

“We have gone just about as far as practical to go in building for power and speed. But there remain two important fields for progress, economy and safety.”  - Ralph Teetor, 1936

 

“Remember, you are not handicapped as long as you can think logically.”

- Ralph Teetor, 1945, in a speech to blind veterans

"Ralph Teetor has always had a sense of aspiring to the stars . . . "

- Landrum Bolling, Earlham College President, 1974

"Ralph's mental picture of life, consisting of people and things, 

is very similar to a tape recording."  - Macy Teetor, 1960

 

“Dad frequently walked through the plant, never bumping a machine, a worker, or missing a door. He was so aware that he often said, ‘I see that the machine is replaced.’  Some felt he could see.”

- Marjorie Teetor Meyer

“Uncle Ralph was always solving sighted problems for people who could see.”

- Jack H. Teetor, Sr., Nephew