John G. Sperling

 

 

 

Age: 93

 

Summary: founder of the for-profit University of Phoenix who had started the chain in the 1970's when campuses were established around the U.S. as it became a major company and leader in adult education and online classes.

 

 

Cause of Death: Sepsis

 

Born: January 9, 1921

 

Died: August 22, 2014

 

Location: San Francisco, California