Death of Frederick "Fred" DeLuca

September 13, 2015
Milford, Connecticut | Age 67

Co-founder of the Subway chain of sandwich restaurants
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NEW YORK (AP) - Subway co-founder Fred DeLuca died Monday evening after being diagnosed with leukemia two years ago, the company said Tuesday. He was 67.

DeLuca's death came weeks after the 50th anniversary of Subway, which has become the world's biggest restaurant chain by locations.
DeLuca decided to open a sandwich shop at the age of 17 to help pay for college after graduating high school. The idea came from a family friend, Peter Buck, who was co-founder and provided the $1...

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