Walter Gretzky, Father of the Great One Dead at 82

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Walter Gretzky, the father of Wayne Gretzky has died.

Walter Gretzky is renowned as the ultimate Canadian hockey dad. He taught, schooled, and nurtured his son Wayne, the Great One to hockey superstardom.

Walter Gretzky was 82.

Wayne Gretzky says, in a statement, that his dad battled Parkinson’s disease and other health issues the past few years.