I have always wondered how much of that is true and how much of it may be Hillary's perception. He may have been a great guy who his wife resented because she "missed out on fulfilling herself". A wife can do a lot of damage.
Hugh Rodham did provide Hillary with everything a girl would need to be successful. In all the writings about Hillary, I never once read anything about her being grateful to her dad for paying for her college. All we hear is that he was a grump. He was also a Republican.
This is a picture of Hillary when Hugh Rodham was paying for her college, when she herself was a card carrying Republican, before the liberal lesbians got a hold of her: