In 1990 Robertson McQuilkin resigned his post as president of Columbia Bible College and Graduate School, in order to care for his beloved wife Muriel, who stopped recognizing him in 1993 and went to be with the Lord in 2003 at the age of 81.
Here are two Christianity Today articles by Dr. McQuilkin about caring for his wife:
And here is an interview he did with Stan Guthrie upon Muriel’s death (February 1, 2004).
Someone had a tape recorder at his resignation speech, and you can watch a portion of it below. May God make us men like this: