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Rick Woodson - 1940-2013

By  - 3/15/2013

Rick Woodson tees off in summer 2012 at "golf heaven": St. Andrews' Old Course in Scotland. (Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Teall.)

For nearly 17 years, award-winning sports writer Rick Woodson penned the weekly On Sports column for the Rochester Business Journal. On March 12, less than two weeks after his last column appeared in RBJ's print edition, he died of pulmonary fibrosis.

To learn more about Rick Woodson's life and career, click on the articles below. To read his last five columns, see "Previous Columns" at the bottom of this page. To look up earlier columns, search for "Rick Woodson" in the RBJ Archive.

RBJ columnist, radio show host Woodson dies
In roughly five decades as a sports writer, columnist and newspaper editor, Rick Woodson won some 20 first-place awards. ...

Paying tribute to a friend and faithful scribe
Rick often phoned on Tuesday to make sure we'd received his weekly column or, really, just to chat, but this was different. He was calling from Rochester General. ...