Tom Shirley, 83, and Naomi Shirley, 75

Longtime Everglades game warden, Tom Shirley, and his wife die of heart attacks within 15 minutes of each other


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In more than four decades of married life, Tom Shirley, a former state game warden, explored the Everglades — and more distant locales — with his wife Naomi at his side.

Saturday, the couple embarked on their final adventure together. They died separately at the same hospital, 15 minutes apart, unknown to each other.

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