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•  It is being reported that Shon Boney, co-founder and former CEO and chairman of Sprouts Farmers Market, has passed away at age 52 after a battle with brain cancer.

Boney founded the company in 2002 with his father, Stan Boney;  Sprouts now has more than 360 locations across 23 states.

The obit notes that one of Boney's avocations was using his skills as a private pilot to fly cancer patients and veterans to and from medical treatments around the country.