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Eddie Basha, chairman/CEO of the Bashas' supermarket chain in Arizona, has passed way. He was 75. No cause of death has been given, though he was said to be in failing health.

According to the Associated Press obituary, "Basha's grandfather and father opened the first of what would become the family-owned supermarket chain in 1932. He took over the business at age 31 when his dad died in 1968.

"Bashas' has grown to more than 130 stores around Arizona and also owns the A.J.'s Fine Foods and Food City stores."
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