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Earl Woods

Age: 74

father of golfer Tiger Woods who introduced his son to the game before he could walk. Earl Woods, a former U.S. Army lieutenant, served two tours of duty in Vietnam. In a statement announcing his father's death, Tiger said, “My dad was my best friend and greatest role model.”

Died: Cypress, Calif., May 3, 2006

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