Monday, June 2, 2008

Designer of Pringles can buried in one

via BoingBoing:

Frederic Baur, designer of the Pringle's can, passed away on May 4th.


According to cincinnati.com, "Dr. Fredric J. Baur was so proud of having designed the container for Pringles potato crisps that he asked his family to bury him in one
.

"His children honored his request. Part of his remains was buried in a Pringles can - along with a regular urn containing the rest - in his grave at Arlington Memorial Gardens in Springfield Township."



2 comments:

katheryne said...

i *so* thought we were talking about a 6ft long pringles can - slide him in, pop the cap back on...

BGreen said...

You know what they say:

"Once you pop, you can't stop."

You know, you just gave me a great marketing concept for cryogenic tubes....