Ron F. Golinski
Hometown: Columbia, Md., USA
Occupation: Civilian employee, U.S. Army
Location: Ground, Pentagon
"He lived and breathed golf; he just loved it. He played every Saturday and Sunday, and any other time he could, with a whole group of friends at the Fort George G. Meade Golf Course. For his birthdays, we always tried to get him cards related to golf and even golf birthday cakes. It was definitely his passion. That and cats. He loved cats." --Irene Golinski, wife
Source: The Washington Post, AP and washingtonpost.com
The profiles in this feature were written in the months following Sept. 11, 2001.
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