Co-workers told WCAX.com, Hill was most comfortable behind the microphone, but describe him as the man who would light up the room.
"He was amazing; how many people are touched by somebody like John on the radio? Though a lot of them have said, I've never met him, they feel like they know him and they feel like us talking about him they're getting the whole picture of John. There are a lot of sad people out there today. There really are," said Ken Barlow of Vox AM/FM.