Fred DeLuca


Age: 67

Summary: co-founder of Subway who turned a sandwich shop he started as a teenager into the world's largest fast-food chain, but who was scaling back on his leadership role at the company about two years ago after he had been diagnosed with leukemia just weeks after the 50th anniversary of Subway, which is known for its "Footlong" sandwiches and says it has more than 44,000 locations around the world.

Cause of Death: Leukemia

Born: October 3, 1947

Died: September 14, 2015

Lauderdale Lakes, Florida