At today’s post Slender Lady Founder Bruce Sharpe Has Died, UnhappyFranchisee.com reports the passing of Bruce Sharpe, the controversial founder of the Slender Lady fitness chain and former business partner of Cuppy’s Coffee founder Robert “Morg” Morgan.
An email being circulated to friends, family and former associates reads:
For any of you who don’t yet know, Bruce Sharpe passed away from natural causes on December 1, 2008. He was happily living in Colombia.
He is much loved by many of us and he will be sorely missed by his many friends and family.
There are no plans for his service as of yet, but when we find out, we will pass the information along. If any one of you knows, please let the rest of us know. Thanks.
His son Larry is reportedly en route to Columbia to bring Mr. Sharpe’s body home to California.
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Read more about Bruce Sharpe, the rise and fall of the Slender Lady chain, and the California Department of Corporations actions against Sharpe and Slender Lady here: Slender Lady Founder Bruce Sharpe Has Died.
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