Donald â€œDonâ€ J. Tyson, an International Game Fishing Association Hall of Fame member and Trustee Emeritus, passed away Thursday January 6, 2011 from cancer. He was 80 years old. Tyson was the former Chairman of Tyson Foods, headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas. Under his leadership became the second largest food production company in the U.S. According to the IGFA, Tyson was a longtime friend, benefactor, accomplished angler and conservationist.