"He was a straight-shooter, a fact-checker, a proud wordsmith, a brilliant thinker, a touch of down-home Colorado the likes of which are rare."
- Denver Post editors, Denver Post
"Ed Quillen was a character in the full sense of the word—and a wordsmith of the first order . . . Our world has lost a one-of-a-kind voice."
- David Perkins, Bloomsbury Review
"He was a keen chronicler — a mountain-town crier, an unofficial state historian, and a self-described sloth. The first word that comes to mind to describe Ed is “colorful,” and I mean that as an absolute compliment."
- Curtis Hubbard, Denver Post
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