Nice N Easy President and CEO John MacDougall has passed away. He died Saturday at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. The news broke on Nice N Easy's Facebook page.


MacDougall was honored with the 2013 Retail Leader of the Year Award and became one of the first charter convenience store inductees into the Food Industry Hall of Fame.

MacDougall moved from Ohio to upstate New York in 1971 and co-founded Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes, Inc. in 1980. The business has grown to over 80 stores that employs over 1,500 people.