Fred DeLuca, Subway co-founder dies at age 67 during leukemia battle
Just weeks after Subway celebrated its 50th anniversary, the company says its co-founder Fred DeLuca died Monday evening at age 67.
He was diagnosed with leukemia two years ago.
According to the FOX News report, DeLuca decided to open a sandwich shop to help pay for college after graduating high school. A family friend provided the $1,000 to start the business.
DeLuca is survived by his wife, sister and son, according to Subway