Richard Knerr - Frisbee, Hacky Sack, Silly String hawker - dead.

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  1. Unspeaked macrumors 68020

    Unspeaked

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    "Hula Hoop entrepreneur dies
    Richard Knerr introduced Frisbee, Hacky Sack, Silly String.

    (FORTUNE Small Business) -- Richard Knerr, co-founder of the company that introduced America to the Hula Hoop, the Frisbee and other iconic toys, died on Monday, January 14th. The 82-year-old entrepreneur passed away at Methodist Hospital after suffering a stroke earlier in the day at his home in Arcadia, Calif."
     
  2. themadchemist macrumors 68030

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    Yeah, I read about this. It's sad, but it does seem he lived a happy, full, and fulfilling life. RIP.
     

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