Stuart Anderson, founder of Black Angus, passed away on Monday at the age of 93, according to the Associated Press.
Anderson was born in Tacoma and grew up in Seattle, where he opened the first Black Angus in 1964. He sold the chain in 1972 and retired in the mid-1980s.
It would go on to have more than 120 locations across the country, at it’s peak, the Associated Press reported. Currently, there are 45, including three in the South Sound, in Lakewood, Federal Way and Puyallup.