PALM BEACH, Fla. (KMOX) – Lou Fusz, founder of the car dealerships which bear his name, has died at the age of 94.

Louis J. Fusz Sr., graduated from SLU High School in 1937, served in the military during World War II, and opened his first car dealership in Clayton in the early 1950s.

Fusz his split time between Creve Coeur and his Palm Beach, Florida home where he died Tuesday after a heart attack.

The businessman and philanthropist leaves behind his wife of 70 years, Martha, along with 10 children, 35 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.


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