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Pringles packaging designer’s ashes remain in his own can

    Fredric J. Baur, the Pringles container creator was cremated after his death in 2008. He requested to have some of his ashes placed in a Pringles can.

    “Baur’s children said they honored his request to bury him in one of the cans by placing part of his cremated remains in a Pringles container in his grave in suburban Springfield Township. The rest of his remains were placed in an urn buried along with the can, with some placed in another urn and given to a grandson, said Baur’s daughter, Linda Baur of Mississippi.”

    Fun Fact: Gene Wolfe who was a science fiction and fantasy writer developed the machine that cooks Pringles.